Fanfare for the Warriors

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Fanfare for the Warriors
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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
Fanfare for the Warriors

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.


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
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



  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