Live at Mandel Hall

Live at Mandel Hall

by The Art Ensemble of ChicagoThe Art Ensemble of Chicago

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Overview

The Art Ensemble of Chicago had just returned to Chicago after several years in Europe when they recorded this continuous 76-minute concert. Drummer Don Moye (who had recently joined the classic avant-garde group) was proving to be a major asset, holding his own with trumpeter Lester Bowie, the reeds of Joseph Jarman and Roscoe Mitchell, and bassist Malachi Favors. Although there are some meandering moments during their lengthy set, the music almost always holds on to one's interest (a humorous drunken march is a high point) and gives listeners a very good idea of how the Art Ensemble sounded in its early days when it was not at all shy about exploring music's outer limits.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/18/1993
Label: Delmark
UPC: 0038153043223
catalogNumber: 432
Rank: 91344

Tracks

  1. Duffvipels/Checkmate/Dautalty/Mata Kimasu

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Art Ensemble of Chicago   Primary Artist
Lester Bowie   Percussion,Trumpet,Bass Drums,Flugelhorn,Kelphorn
Joseph Jarman   Clarinet,Flute,Accordion,Bassoon,Bass Clarinet,Conga,Drums,Gong,Marimbas,Oboe,Piccolo,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Viola,Vocals,Alto Clarinet,Multi Instruments,Bells,Balafon,Sopranino,Vibes
Roscoe Mitchell   Clarinet,Flute,Drums,Gong,Horn,Lyre,Oboe,Piccolo,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Tambourine,Vocals,Steel Drums,Multi Instruments,Whistle (Instrument),Bells
Malachi Favors   Banjo,Bass,Gong,Bass Guitar,Horn,Viola,Vocals,Zither,Multi Instruments,Whistle (Instrument),Bells,Balafon,Log Drums
Famoudou Don Moye   Bass,Percussion,Bongos,Clavichord,Conga,Drums,Gong,Horn,Maracas,Marimbas,Viola,Vocals,Multi Instruments,Whistle (Instrument),Bells,Balafon,Claves,Log Drums

Technical Credits

Art Ensemble of Chicago   Composer
Lester Bowie   Contributor
Roscoe Mitchell   Contributor
Robert G. Koester   Producer
Famoudou Don Moye   Contributor
Lauren Deutsch   Art Direction
Scott Pollard   Engineer
Steve Wagner   Producer

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