Fanfare for the Warriors

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Fanfare for the Warriors
Fanfare for the Warriors.jpg
Studio album by Art Ensemble of Chicago
Released 1973
Recorded September 6–8, 1973
Studio Paragon Studios, Chicago, IL
Genre Jazz
Length 38:53
Label Atlantic
SD 1651
Producer Michael Cuscuna
Art Ensemble of Chicago chronology
Bap-Tizum
(1972)
Fanfare for the Warriors
(1973)
Kabalaba
(1974)

Fanfare for the Warriors is a 1973 album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago first released on the Atlantic label.[1][2][3][4] It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye along with AACM leader Muhal Richard Abrams.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "The Art Ensemble of Chicago's first (and arguably most significant) period concluded with this high-quality studio session... all of the selections have their own musical personality. It's a fine showcase for this important avant-garde unit".[5]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Illistrum" (Malachi Favors) - 8:17
  2. "Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel" (Lester Bowie) - 5:12
  3. "Nonaah" (Roscoe Mitchell) - 5:44
  4. "Fanfare for the Warriors" (Jospeph Jarman) - 7:58
  5. "What's to Say" (Jarman) - 4:02
  6. "Tnoona" (Mitchell) - 6:25
  7. "The Key" (Mitchell) - 1:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Ensemble of Chicago discography accessed 22, July, 2009
  2. ^ Jazzlists: Art Ensemble Of Chicago discography, accessed November 26, 2017
  3. ^ Atlantic Records Catalog: 1600 series, accessed November 26, 2017
  4. ^ Atlantic Album Discography, Part 3: 1200 Jazz Series (1966-1977), accessed November 26, 2017
  5. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 15, 2009