Prof. Braxton Welcomes the “Friendly Experiencers”

Jazz pioneer and Professor of Music Anthony Braxton is profiled in a feature by NPR (National Public Radio) that discusses his career as a music innovator, teacher, recording artist, composer and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient. Braxton has recorded more than 200 albums and though his music is often called challenging, it’s also approachable; he refers to his audiences the “friendly experiencers.” The piece includes clips of Braxton’s music. Braxton has additional samples on his website.