Rag, Bush and All

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You Know the Number
Studio album by Henry Threadgill
Released 1989
Recorded December 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 38:28
Label RCA Novus
Producer David Stone
Henry Threadgill chronology
Easily Slip Into Another World
(1987)
Rag, Bush and All
(1988)
Spirit of Nuff...Nuff
(1990)

Rag, Bush and All is an album by Henry Threadgill released on the RCA Novus label in 1989. The album and features four of Threadgill's compositions performed by Threadgill's Sextett with Bill Lowe, Ted Daniel, Fred Hopkins, Diedre Murray, Newman Baker and Reggie Nicholson.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars stating "This CD from altoist Henry Threadgill is a perfect mixture of improvisation and composition, hanging onto devices of the past while creating new music... Highly recommended to open-eared listeners".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Threadgill
  1. "Off The Rag" - 12:40
  2. "The Devil is on the Loose and Dancin' with a Monkey" - 6:44
  3. "Gift" - 5:44
  4. "Sweet Holy Rag" - 13:20
  • Recorded at Clinton Recording Studios, New York City in December 1988

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Backstrom, L. & Lopez, R. Henry Threadgill discography accessed February 3, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 3, 2010.