Listen to a new mix for WQXR's 'Maverick Mixtapes' series, info on Bang On A Can and more

Tyondai Braxton 

Listen to a new mix for WQXR's 'Maverick Mixtapes' series, info on Bang On A Can and more

WQXR asked Tyondai to curate an hour of music that he deemed to best fit the ideal of an "American Maverick" for their Maverick Mixtapes series.

Prior to his performance at the Mosaic Music Festival in Singapore, Tyondai posted his classically inclined mixtape for WQXR on his Facebook page, and announced a handful of prestigious dates he's scheduled to play.

Listen to the mix below..


Conlon Nancarrow Arr. Yvar Mikhashoff – Study No. 7
Glenn Branca - The World Upside Down: The Temple of Venus, Pt. 1
Lou Harrison - Suite from The Ballet "Solstice", Garden Of The Sun
Anthony Braxton – Composition 58
Morton Subotnick – Silver Apples of the Moon
George Antheil - Ballet Mecaniq

Upcoming Dates 2012

20 Barbican Centre, London: World Premiere - Bang On A Can Commission with Mira Calix, Florent Ghys, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Christian Marclay, Julia Wolfe, Nick Zammuto, and Evan Ziporyn. More info

23 Durham, NC (with Colin Stetson) More info

28 Bang on a Can Comission (US Premiere @ New York's Alice Tully Hall) More info

Upcoming Dates 2013

06 Alarm Will Sound' World Premiere @ Carnegie Hall, New York. Also on the program are the world premieres of new pieces by Steve Reich, Donnacha Dennehy, and John Orfe. More info

16 "Central Market" West Coast Premiere @ Disney Hall, Los Angeles. Tyondai will be joined on stage by members of the Worldless Music Orchestra, as well as players from the LA Philharmonic for the performance of "Central Market." More info

Tyondai scores his brother Donari Braxton's new film "Themes From a Rosary". More info