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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The formative years of singer Cassandra Wilson's career found her associated with the M-Base Collective school of eccentric funk. On this set of advanced originals which also has versions of "Let's Face the Music" and "Some Other Time", Wilson is the lead voice in dense ensembles that include on various cuts cornetist Olu Dara, guitarist Jean-Paul Bourelly, trumpeter Graham Haynes, and altoist Steve Coleman, along with a very active rhythm section. "Some Other Time" is a change of pace, a duet with pianist Rod Williams, but otherwise this is advanced free funk dance music.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The formative years of singer Cassandra Wilson's career found her associated with the M-Base Collective school of eccentric funk. On this set of advanced originals which also has versions of "Let's Face the Music" and "Some Other Time", Wilson is the lead voice in dense ensembles that include on various cuts cornetist Olu Dara, guitarist Jean-Paul Bourelly, trumpeter Graham Haynes, and altoist Steve Coleman, along with a very active rhythm section. "Some Other Time" is a change of pace, a duet with pianist Rod Williams, but otherwise this is advanced free funk dance music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2002
  • Label: Winter & Winter
  • UPC: 025091901227
  • Catalog Number: 919012
  • Sales rank: 184,474

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cassandra Wilson Primary Artist, Vocals
Steve Coleman Alto Saxophone
Rod Williams Synthesizer, Piano
Kenny Davis Double Bass, Acoustic Bass
Jean-Paul Bourelly Electric Guitar
Graham Haynes Trumpet
Olu Dara Cornet, Vocals
Kevin Bruce Harris Electric Bass
Mark Johnson Drums
Technical Credits
Steve Coleman Producer
Rod Williams Arranger
Cassandra Wilson Arranger, Producer
Jean-Paul Bourelly Arranger
Olu Dara Arranger
Henry Threadgill Arranger
Stefan F. Winter Producer, Executive Producer, Packaging
Joseph Marciano Engineer
Joseph Gasu Rittenberg Cover Design
Günter Mattei Cover Design
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