Art Ensemble of Chicago with Fontella Bass

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Art Ensemble of Chicago with Fontella Bass
Studio album by Art Ensemble of Chicago
Released 1970
Recorded August 1970
Genre Jazz
Label America
Producer Pierre Berjot
Art Ensemble of Chicago chronology
Live in Paris
(1970)
Art Ensemble of Chicago with Fontella Bass
(1970)
Phase One
(1970)
CD Reissue Cover

Art Ensemble of Chicago with Fontella Bass is a 1970 album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago recorded in Paris and first released on the America label. It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Fontella Bass and Don Moye.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek states "Bass, an R&B and gospel singer by trade and Lester Bowie's wife at the time, adds a wonderful theatrical and sonic dimension to the Art Ensemble's creative juggernaut... This set stands the test of time beautifully".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "How Strange/Ole Jed" (Art Ensemble of Chicago) - 21:57
  2. "Horn Web" (Mitchell) - 19:39
    • Recorded August 1970 in Paris

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review accessed June 2, 2009.