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Bill Dixon

tr, p, fh, 1925-2010 US, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. William Robert Dixon

Seminal American free jazz trumpeter (also played the flugelhorn and piano), artist, educator (Professor of Music at Bennington College, Vermont, from 1968 to 1995, where he founded the college's Black Music Division), and founder of the Jazz Composers Guild. b. October 5, 1925 (Nantucket, MA, USA) d. June 16, 2010 (North Bennington, VT, USA)

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Piano
  • Flugelhorn
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Valentina Di Sera on Vade Mecum II by Bill Dixon
Vecctor on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Silences For Jack Moore on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Son Of Sisyphus on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
B + T + C on Cecil Taylor, Bill Dixon, Tony Oxley by Cecil Taylor, Bill Dixon & Tony Oxley
Schema VI - 88 on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Fusama Codex on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Mandala Per Mandela on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Sumi - E on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon
Negoro Codex on Son Of Sisyphus by Bill Dixon

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
EnvoiBill Dixon2011Album
The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul NoteBill Dixon2010Album
Tapestries For Small OrchestraBill Dixon2009Album
Weight / CounterweightBill Dixon / Aaron Siegel / Ben Hall2009Album
Bill Dixon With Exploding Star OrchestraBill Dixon with Exploding Star Orchestra2008Album
17 Musicians In Search Of A Sound: DarfurBill Dixon2008Album
Cecil Taylor / Bill Dixon / Tony OxleyCecil Taylor / Bill Dixon / Tony Oxley2002Album
OpiumBill Dixon / Franz Koglmann / Steve Lacy2001Compil.
Berlin AbbozziBill Dixon / Matthias Bauer / Klaus Koch / Tony Oxley2000Album
Papyrus - Volume IBill Dixon With Tony Oxley1999Album
Papyrus - Volume IIBill Dixon With Tony Oxley1999Album
Vade Mecum IIBill Dixon1996Album
Vade MecumBill Dixon1994Album
Son Of SisyphusBill Dixon1990Album
ThoughtsBill Dixon1987Album
CollectionBill Dixon1985Album
1982 Edizioni FerrariBill Dixon1982Album
November 1981Bill Dixon1982Album
Considerations 1Bill Dixon1981Album
Considerations 2Bill Dixon1981Album
In Italy - Volume TwoBill Dixon1981Album
In Italy - Volume OneBill Dixon1980Album
Opium For FranzFranz Koglmann / Bill Dixon1977Album
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Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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