is a Live at the 6th Tokyo Music Joy live album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago and Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy recorded in February 1990 for the Japanese DIW label. It is the only recording to showcase both of the groups that Lester Bowie established and features performances by the Art Ensemble (tracks 1-3), the Brass Fantasy (tracks 4-6) and both bands (tracks 7-10).
Reception [ edit ]
AllMusic review awarded the album 4½ stars.
The Penguin Guide to Jazz calls the album "A celebratory meeting but not a great one".
Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating AllMusic 
Track listing [ edit ]
"Yobu-Sun" (Moye) - 4:35
"Ride the Line" (Favors) - 3:57
"Song for Atala" (Mitchell) - 2:49
Night Time (Is the Right Time)" ( Herman) - 3:04 "
Good Morning Heartache" ( Drake, Fisher, Higginbotham) - 8:34 "
The Music of the Night" ( Hart, Lloyd Webber, Stilgoe) - 7:13 "The Emperor" (Turre) - 13:45
"Variations" (Mitchell) - 9:07
"A Jackson in Your House" (Mitchell) - 4:50
" The Great Pretender" ( Ram) - 3:10
Recorded live at the Tokyo Music Joy '90 at Showa Women's University Hitomi Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan on 14 February 1990
Personnel [ edit ]
Lester Bowie: trumpet, percussion
Malachi Favors Maghostut: bass, percussion (tracks: 1-3 & 7-10)
Roscoe Mitchell: soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet, flute, percussion (tracks: 1-3 & 7-10)
Joseph Jarman: soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, synthesizer, clarinet, flute, percussion (tracks: 1-3 & 7-10)
Famoudou Don Moye: drums, percussion (tracks: 1-3 & 7-10)
Vincent Chancey: French horn (tracks: 4-10)
Clifton Anderson: trombone (tracks: 4-10)
Steve Turre: trombone, conch shell (tracks: 4-10) E. J. Allen: trumpet (tracks: 4-10)
Gerald Brezel: trumpet (tracks: 4-10)
Stanton Davis: trumpet, piccolo trumpet (tracks: 4-10)
Bob Stewart: tuba (tracks: 4-10) Vinnie Johnson: drums (tracks: 4-10)
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