Message to Our Folks

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Message to Our Folks
Message to Our Folks.jpg
Studio album by
RecordedAugust 12, 1969
LabelBYG Actuel
ProducerJean Georgakarakos, Jean-Luc Young
Art Ensemble of Chicago chronology
People in Sorrow
Message to Our Folks
Reese and the Smooth Ones

Message to Our Folks is a 1969 album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago recorded in Paris for the French BYG Actuel label.[1][2] It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell and Malachi Favors Maghostut.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Old Time Religion" - 7:41
  2. "Dexterity" (Parker) - 4:05
  3. "Rock Out" - 8:36
  4. "A Brain For The Seine" (Art Ensemble of Chicago) 20:17
All compositions by Roscoe Mitchell except as indicated
  • Recorded August 12, 1969 in Paris