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The Bill Dixon Orchestra

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The Bill Dixon Orchestra

The Bill Dixon Orchestra has been played on NTS in shows including Music To Ease Your Disease, featured first on 9 July 2017. Songs played include Nightfall Pieces II.

Bill Dixon (October 5, 1925 – June 16, 2010, Nantucket, Massachusetts) was an American trumpet, flugelhorn, and piano player; composer; artist; educator.

In 1964 Dixon organized and produced the 'October Revolution in Jazz' in New York City and founded the Jazz Composers Guild. He was relatively little recorded during this period, though he co-led some releases with Archie Shepp and appeared on Cecil Taylor's Blue Note record Conquistador! in 1966.

He was Professor of Music at Bennington College,…

Nightfall Pieces II
The Bill Dixon Orchestra
RCA Victor1967
Nightfall Pieces II
The Bill Dixon OrchestraRCA Victor1967