Anthony Braxton's Pine Top Aerial Music - Performer

Pine Top Aerial Music

Anthony Braxton’s Pine Top Aerial Music (PTAM) is a multi-disciplinary system for dancers and musicians. PTAM is designed to foster a compositional unity wherein different disciplines perform as one “unit of activity” throughout, translating Braxton’s language into the three-dimensional realm, creating a ritualized performative space through a kind of spatial notation.

Read my full article about PTAM that accompanies this short 'instructional' video in Sound American

Watch the premiere performance of Pine Top Aerial Music at Roulette here

Photo: Braxton's Positions for Dancers no. 4-6