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Complete documentation of the 1967 edition of saxophonist/composer Roscoe Mitchell's Art Ensemble with Lester Bowie (trumpet), Malachi Favors (bass) and Phillip Wilson (drums).

Mitchell, Roscoe Art Ensemble
Old/Quartet Sessions [2 CDs]

Mitchell, Roscoe Art Ensemble: Old/Quartet Sessions [2 CDs] (Nessa)
Label: Nessa    
Released in: USA    

A double CD reissuing the 1975 Nessa LP of Roscoe Mitchell recording in 1967 with AACM partners Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors, and Phillip Wilson. An excellent recording and document of the then growing Chicago avant scene - essential and historic!

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Product Information:

UPC: 827020272824

Label: Nessa
Catalog ID: NES 2728
Squidco Product Code: 14160

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: USA
Packaging: 2 CDs in a single Jewel tray
Recorded on May 18th and 19th, June 26th, and November 25th, 1967 by Terry Martin. Disc one was initially issued on Nessa Records on vinyl LP (catalog N- 5) in 1975 as Old/Quartet


Roscoe Mitchell-alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, clarinet, flute

Lester Bowie-trumpet, flugelhorn

Malachi Favors-bass

Philip Wilson-drums

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Track Listing:

Disc A

1. Old 8:07

2. Quartet 37:01

3. Solo 5:29

Disc B

1. Trio (Old Susanna) 31:02

2. Theme Statements: Slow Theme/Bell Song/Fast Theme/ Chinese Song 8:10

3. Tatas-Matoes (Rehearsal) 3:43

4. Quartet No. 1 22:03