Tri-Centric is providing scores, performance practice guidance and pedagogy for the following events.


DATE: January 25, 2019
ARTIST: Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble
LOCATION: Roulette, Brooklyn
COMPOSITIONS: Comp No. 192, 255, 339, 380, 169, 46
The CD release event of GTM (Syntax) 2017, the origin recording of Anthony Braxton's complete Syntactical Ghost Trance Music System.

DATE: January 25, 2019
ARTIST: Carl Testa/Cory Smythe Duo
LOCATION: Roulette, Brooklyn
COMPOSITIONS: Echo Echo Mirror House Music System

DATE: January 26, 2019
ARTIST: Ensemble Dal Niente
LOCATION: New Music New College, Sarasota (FL)
COMPOSITIONS: Comp No. 193, 228

DATE: January 29, 2019
ARTIST: Either/Or
LOCATION: Miller Theatre, NYC
COMPOSITIONS: Comp No. 70, 101, 168

DATE: February 8, 2019
ARTIST: Tri-Centric Project Ensemble (16 musicians from the U.S. and Sweden)
LOCATION: Edition Festival, Stockholm
COMPOSITIONS: Comp No. 56, 151, 255

DATE: February 19, 2019
ARTIST: Wet Ink Ensemble
LOCATION: Areté Venue and Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
Wet Ink's Josh Modney (violin) and Eric Wubbels (piano) perform an evening-length rendition of Anthony Braxton's Composition No. 222 for violin and piano, from Braxton's Ghost Trance Music series. Wet Ink has become a champion of Braxton's music, from the ensemble's critically acclaimed portrait concert in celebration of Braxton's 70th birthday in 2016 (praised by The New York Times as "dense, wild, yet artfully controlled"), to Modney's solo violin recording of Composition No. 222 on his Engage album (New Focus Recordings - 2018), lauded by Seth Colter Walls as "both respectful in its intentions and radical in its execution" (The New York Times), and the Wet Ink Large Ensemble's 2018 recording of Composition No. 56 on Wet Ink: 20 (Carrier Records).

DATE: March 1, 2019
ARTIST: NOW Orchestra with Ingrid Laubrock, Kamala Sankaram, Russell Wallace, James Falzone
LOCATION: Orphem Annex, Vancouver, Canada
WORKS by Anthony Braxton, Ingrid Laubrock, Kamala Sankaram, Russell Wallace, Lisa Cay Miller

DATE: March 9&10, 2019
ARTIST: Kyoko Kitamura, Masayasu Tzboguchi collaboration with Hiroki Chiba (b), Manami Kakudo (perc), Shinpei Ruike (tpt), Nonoko Yoshida (sax)
LOCATION: Tokyo, Japan
COMPOSITIONS: Comp Nos. 56, 101, 136, 255

DATE: April 6, 2019
ARTIST: Ingrid Laubrock (sax) with Erica Dicker (vln), Marc Hannaford (p), Dan Peck (tba), Tom Rainey (d)
LOCATION: HAPPYLUCKY No 1 The Stone Brooklyn Series (Brooklyn, NY)
COMPOSITIONS: Comp Nos. 141, 255, 69 D, 69 I, 59

DATE: June 1, 2019
ARTIST: Visionary Youth Orchestra
LOCATION: Clemente Soto Velez, NYC
COMPOSITIONS: Language Music + Comp No. 255

DATE: June 1, 2019
ARTIST: Southland Ensemble
LOCATION: BP Hall within Walt Disney Concert Hall
COMPOSITIONS: Comp Nos. 23A, 40, 228, 245

DATE: June 10, 2019
ARTSITS: Face the Music
LOCATION: Le Poisson Rouge
COMPOSITION: Language Music + Comp No. 151

DATE: June 15, 2019
ARTIST: Visionary Youth Orchestra
LOCATION: Vision Festival, NYC
COMPOSITIONS: Language Music + Comp No. 255

DATE: June 16, 2019
ARTIST: Ensemble Dal Niente
LOCATION: The Revival (Chicago)
COMPOSITIONS: Comp Nos. 193 (1996), 228 (1997) for large ensemble

DATE: June 25, 2019
ARTIST: Kobe Van Cauwenberghe
LOCATION: Unerhörte Musik (Berlin)
COMPOSITIONS: Composition 245 (+40B, 40O, 69Q)

DATE: June 28, 2019
ARTIST: Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble led by Richard Carrick
LOCATION: Berk Recital Hall (Boston)
COMPOSITIONS: Composition No. 1 + 40(O)

DATE: July 13, 2019
ARTIST: ICE faculty members and EVO participants including Josh Modney (violin) and Cory Smythe (piano) at Banff
COMPOSITIONS: Composition Nos. 222, 136 and more

DATE: August 10, 2019
ARTIST: Ingrid Laubrock (ts,ss), Nate Wooley (tpt), Adam Matlock (accordeon), Brandon Lopez (b), Tom Rainey (d)
LOCATION: The Stone at The New School
COMPOSITIONS: Composition Nos. 255 (+ 40E, 108b), 23F, 167.

DATE: September 25, 2019
ARTIST: Either/Or, JACK Quartet, Richard Carrick
LOCATION: Miller Theatre
COMPOSITIONS: Composition Nos. 1 (1968), 17 (1971), 18 (1971), 40(O) (1975), 46 (1975), 101 (1981), 168 (1992) , 358 (2006)

DATE: October 15, 2019
ARTIST: Seattle Modern Orchestra
LOCATION: Earshot Festival, Town Hall Seattle (Seattle, WA)
COMPOSITIONS: Composition No. 56

DATE: October 31, 2019
ARTIST: Anthony Braxton + 60 musicians from Australia, Germany, UK and US
LOCATION: Jazzfest Berlin, Gropius Bau Museum (Berlin, DE)

DATE: November 16, 2019
ARTIST: Mills Performing Group
LOCATION: Mills College
COMPOSITIONS: Mills Performing Group Plays Anthony Braxton – Compositions No. 1 (Piano), 63 (Chamber Orchestra and Two Soloists) and 247 (Bagpipes and Two Reed Players)


ALBUM: GTM (Syntax) 2017
ARTIST: Tri-Centric Vocal Ensemble
LABEL: New Braxton House Records
RELEASE DATE: January 25, 2019 on Bandcamp; March 15, 2019 for wider distribution
COMPOSITIONS: Anthony Braxton's entire Syntactical Ghost Trance Music system (Comp No. 192, 219, 220, 221, 239, 254, 255, 256, 265, 339, 340, 341)

Recordings in progress by various ensembles, release dates TBA.


Tri-Centric is working with a publisher on a print and digital release of the Tri-Axium Writings, release date TBA.


Providing scores and guidance on a 2-year research project at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp of Anthony Braxton’s music.

Ongoing work with Kaufman Music Center’s Face the Music.

10-session coaching of Arts for Art’s Visionary Youth Orchestra on the concepts of Anthony Braxton’s music systems, Language Music and Composition No. 255.

International call for research papers on the music of Anthony Braxton by the Institute for Historical Musicology of the University Hamburg, Germany, for a conference to be held in June 2020.