Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States (1944 – present)
Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944), Chicago, Illinois, is an American saxophonist, flautist and composer.
He performed as a percussionist in high school marching bands, and served briefly in a U.S. Army band.
Threadgill is notable as one of avant-garde jazz's most unique composers. His dense, elaborate, multi-layered music is often strictly scored, in contrast to the loose, improvisatory feel of much jazz. Elements of traditional African music, Mexican music, folk music and opera are often as prominently… read more
|1||Play on youtube||I Can't Wait Till I Get Home||
|2||Play on youtube||Little Pocket Size Demons||
|3||Play on youtube||In Touch||
|4||Play on youtube||Paper Toilet||
|5||Black Hands Bejewelled||
|6||Let Me Look Down Your Throat Or Say Ah||
|7||Award The Squadtett||
|8||Ceroepic (for drums and percussion)||
|9||Play on youtube||Come Carry the Day||
|10||Play on youtube||Sir Simpleton||
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