Peter Kowald-double bass with
Danny Davis-alto saxophone;
Andrew Cyrille-drums, voice;
Julius Hemphill-alto saxophone
A1 recorded by Jost Gebers on March 12th,1986 in Berlin.
A2 recorded by Martin Bisi on March 31st,1986 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
A3 recorded by Chris Bion on April 11th,1988 in Washington, DC.
A4 recorded by Yukio Kojima on October 23rd,1986 in Tokyo.
A5 recorded by Tom Cora on March 30th,1986 in New York.
B1 recorded by Michael Gayler on December 16th,1989 in Wuppertal.
B2 recorded by Martin Wheeler on March 30th,1986 in New York.
B3 recorded by Martin Bisi on March 31st,1986 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
B4 recorded by Tom Cora on March 1986 in New York.
B5 recorded by Jost Gebers on June 30th,1990 in Berlin.
Produced by Peter Kowald and Jost Gebers.
Liner notes: Peter
SIDE A: 1 Throat II (Galas/Kowald, lyrics Galas) 3:29
Fragments of Burden of choise suite (Morris/Kowald) 5:05
Minimally fleshy (LeBaron/Kowald) 2:57
New York Riff Raff (Davis/Kowald) 3:51
Serious fun II (Cyrille/Kowald) 4:34
SIDE B: 1 Calming into finding (Chancey/Kowald) 6:57
Peace (Horace Silver) 1:05
And then you will see (Cora/Kowald) 3:57
He who laughs suite (Lee/Kowald, lyrics: Lee) 4:06
Woods and wires - Starred (Parkins/Kowald) 2:40
Balances & cloves (Hemphill/Kowald) 3:58
COVER: Artwork by Jean Michel Basquiat. Layout by Peter Kowald and Jost
Photographs by Dagmar Gebers and others.
REMARK: Penguin Guide to Jazz: 4 Stars. All Music Guide: 4 ½ Stars
REMARK: 6 tracks released on CD by FMP (FMP
REMARK: 2019 Box with 3 LPs reissue by BE! JAZZ (BE 6150-6152).
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