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The Alternate Express

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Released  1989
Length  51:09
Release date  1989
Genre  Jazz
Recorded  January, 1989
Artist  Art Ensemble of Chicago
Label  DIW Records
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Producer  Art Ensemble of Chicago
The Alternate Express (1989)  Art Ensemble of Soweto (1990)
Similar  Art Ensemble of Chicago albums, Jazz albums

The Alternate Express is a 1989 album by the Art Ensemble of Chicago released on the Japanese DIW label. It features performances by Lester Bowie, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Malachi Favors Maghostut and Don Moye.

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Reception

The Allmusic review by Brian Olewnick describes the album as "only occasionally rising to the level of excitement and inspiration evinced on recordings from the late '60s and early '70s".

Track listing

  1. "Whatever Happens" (Bowie) - 9:59
  2. "And There Was Peace" (Mitchell) - 5:28
  3. "Imaginary Situations" (Art Ensemble of Chicago) - 9:28
  4. "Kush" (Favors, Moye) - 21:40
  5. "The Alternate Express" (Mitchell) - 4:25
  • Recorded January 1989 in Chicago
  • Personnel

  • Lester Bowie: trumpet, fluegelhorn
  • Malachi Favors Maghostut: bass, percussion instruments
  • Joseph Jarman: saxophones, clarinets, percussion instruments
  • Roscoe Mitchell: saxophones, clarinets, flute, percussion instruments
  • Don Moye: drums, percussion
  • Songs

    1Whatever Happens10:00
    2And There Was Peace5:31
    3Imaginary Situations9:31

    References

    The Alternate Express Wikipedia


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