Easily Slip Into Another World

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Easily Slip Into Another World
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Studio album by Henry Threadgill
Released 1987
Recorded September 20, 1987
Genre Jazz
Label RCA Novus
Producer Steve Backer
Henry Threadgill chronology
You Know the Number
Easily Slip Into Another World
Rag, Bush and All

Easily Slip Into Another World is an album by saxophonist/composer Henry Threadgill released on the RCA Novus label in 1987.

The album features five of Threadgill's compositions (six on CD) and one by Threadgill's previous cornet player Olu Dara. The musicians are Threadgill with Frank Lacy, Rasul Siddik, Fred Hopkins, Diedre Murray, Pheeroan akLaff and Reggie Nicholson with guest vocalist Asha Puthli credited as Aisha Putli added on one track.[1]


The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4 stars stating "Easily Slip Into Another World and Threadgill's other Novus titles (You Know the Number and Rag, Bush and All) offer a fine introduction to the work of one of jazz's best and most underrated composers and improvisers".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Threadgill except as indicated

  1. "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" (Olu Dara) - 4:04
  2. "Black Hands Bejewelled" - 7:03
  3. "Spotted Dick is Pudding" - 8:51
  4. "Let Me Look Down Your Throat or Say Ah" - 7:11 Bonus track on CD
  5. "My Rock" - 8:09
  6. "Hall" - 4:02
  7. "Award the Squadtett" - 6:59

Recorded at Mediasound Studio, New York City on September 20, 1987



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