Pieces of Woo: The Other Side

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Pieces of Woo: The Other Side
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Studio album by
Released1993
Recorded1993
GenreClassical, experimental
Length50:30
LabelCMP Records
ProducerBernie Worrell, Bill Laswell
Bernie Worrell chronology
Blacktronic Science
(1993)
Pieces of Woo: The Other Side
(1993)
Free Agent: A Spaced Odyssey
(1997)


Pieces of Woo: The Other Side is the fourth solo album by former Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell. The album was released by CMP Records in Germany in 1993, and would be the only album that Bernie Worrell would record for the label. The album tracks lean towards classic and experimental music. Pieces of Woo features Fred Wesley, Buckethead and Umar Bin Hassan from the Last Poets.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Witness For The Defense" (Fred Wesley, Worrell) 5:17
  2. "Set The Tone/Victory" (Amina Claudine Myers, Umar Bin Hassan, Worrell) 9:48
  3. "The Mask" (Buckethead, Worrell) 7:43
  4. "Gladiator Skull" (Bill Laswell, Worrell) 4:13
  5. "Moon Over Brixton" (Alfred Ellis, Wesley) 6:02
  6. "Judie's Passion Purple" (Bill Laswell, Worrell) 14:43
  7. "Fields of Play" (Oz Fritz, Bill Laswell, Worrell) 2:45

Personnel[edit]

Witness For the Defense

  • Organ, Synthesizer: Bernie Worrell
  • Trombone: Fred Wesley
  • French Horn: Vincent Chancey
  • Bass Clarinet: Marty Ehrlich
  • Bassoon: Janet Grice
  • Clarinet: Patience Higgins
  • Woodwind Arranger: Bernie Worrell

Set The Tone/Victory

  • Mini Moog, Clavinet: Bernie Worrell
  • Organ: Bernie Worrell, Amina Claudine Myers
  • Vocal Narration: Umar Bin Hassan

The Mask

Gladiator Skull

  • Organ, Synthesizer: Bernie Worrell
  • Beats, Loops, Samples: Bill Laswell

Moon Over Brixton

  • Organ: Bernie Worrell
  • Trombone: Fred Wesley
  • French Horn: Vincent Chancey
  • Bass Clarinet: Marty Ehrlich
  • Bassoon: Janet Grice
  • Clarinet: Patience Higgins
  • Noise: Bill Laswell
  • Woodwind Arranger: Bernie Worrell

Judie's Passion Purple

  • Electric Piano, Organ: Bernie Worrell
  • Organ: Amina Claudine Myers
  • Noise: Bill Laswell

Fields of Play

  • Synthesizer: Bernie Worrell
  • Samples, Effects: Bill Laswell
  • Sounds: Oz Fritz