Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket

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Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket
Studio album by
RecordedMarch 22 & 23, 1983
LabelAbout Time
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The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[2]

Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket is an album by Henry Threadgill released on the About Time label in 1983. The album features six of Threadgill's compositions performed by Threadgill with Craig Harris, Olu Dara, Fred Hopkins, Diedre Murray, Pheeroan akLaff and John Betsch.[3]


The Allmusic review by Arwulf Arwulf states, "Musically, this album is a marvel of collective creativity. Threadgill's approach to his art is comparable to that of Muhal Richard Abrams and other cardinal members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Henry Threadgill

  1. "Gateway" - 9:08
  2. "Cover" - 7:09
  3. "Black Blues" - 4:32
  4. "Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket" - 4:25
  5. "Cremation" - 6:04
  6. "A Man Called Trinity Deliverance" - 8:34

Recorded at Right Track Studios, New York City on March 22 & 23, 1983



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 191. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ Backstrom, L. & Lopez, R. Henry Threadgill discography accessed 8 September 2009
  4. ^ Arwulf, A. Allmusic Review accessed 8 September 2009