Message to Our Folks

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Message to Our Folks
Message to Our Folks.jpg
Studio album by Art Ensemble of Chicago
Released 1969
Recorded August 12, 1969
Genre Jazz
Label BYG Actuel
Producer Jean Georgakarakos, Jean-Luc Young
Art Ensemble of Chicago chronology
People in Sorrow
(1969)People in Sorrow1969
Message to Our Folks
Reese and the Smooth Ones
(1969)Reese and the Smooth Ones1969
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

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

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