Wikipedia : This day (February 15, 1944), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Henry Threadgill, an American saxophonist and flautist .
Henry Threadgill | Pi Recordings : He embraces the world of music in its entirety, from ragtime to circus marches to classical to bop, free jazz, and beyond. Such might sound merely eclectic in the telling, but in truth, Threadgill always sounds like Threadgill.
Henry Threadgill @allmusic : The jazz avant-garde has produced dozens of notable improvisers but relatively few great composers. Henry Threadgill is a member of that exclusive club.
Henry Threadgill @last.fm : Threadgill often assembles groups with distinctive names and unusual instrumentation. His Henry Threadgill Sextett was actually a seven piece ensemble, typically consisting of Threadgill, two drummers, double bass, cello, trombone and trumpet;
Video : w/ Zooid – Jazzarium Fest (2011) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (1/2) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (2/2) . w/ Zooid – At De Effenaar (2010) . At Pomigliano Jazz Festival (2005) . w/His Very Very Circus – Too Much Sugar For A Dime (1993) . w/ Society Situation Dance Band – At Fabrik (1988) .