Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Attica Blues
4:48
2 Invocation: Attica Blues
0:20
3 Steam, Part 1
5:16
4 Invocation to Mr. Parker
3:07
5 Steam, Part 2
5:09
6 Blues for Brother George Jackson
4:00
7 Invocation: Ballad for a Child
0:29
8 Ballad for a Child
3:37
9 Good Bye Sweet Pops
4:22
10 Quiet Dawn
6:11

Credits

CD 1

violin:
John Blake (US jazz violinist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8–10)
Leroy Jenkins (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8–10)
Shankar (L. Shankar) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8–10)
electric bass guitar [fender]:
Jerry Jemmott (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 1)
Roland Wilson (bass) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 8)
cello:
Ronald Lipscomb (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8–10)
Calo Scott (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8–10)
trumpet:
Roy Burrowes (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Charles McGhee (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Michael Ridley (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
cornet:
Clifford Thornton (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
membranophone:
Beaver Harris (jazz drummer) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 8)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 9–10)
soprano saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 3, 5, 9)
flute [bamboo flute] and percussion:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 3, 5)
flute and percussion:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 4)
guitar:
Cornell Dupree (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 8)
bass:
Jimmy Garrison (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 3–5, 9–10)
euphonium:
Hakim Jami (jazz double bassist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
electric piano:
Dave Burrell (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 3, 5)
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 1)
electric piano and piano:
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 6)
percussion:
Ollie Anderson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 10)
Nene DeFense (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 10)
Juma Sutan (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 10)
alto saxophone:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6)
Clarence White (saxophonist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
piano:
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 8–10)
baritone saxophone:
James Ware (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
tenor saxophone:
Roland Alexander (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Billy Robinson (saxophonist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Archie Shepp (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 8, 10)
trombone:
Charles Greenlee (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Charles Stephens (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
Kiane Zawadi (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 6, 9–10)
flugelhorn:
Cal Massey (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 10)
background vocals:
Joshie Armstead (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 1)
Albertine Robinson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 1)
composer:
Cal Massey (tracks 9–10)
Archie Shepp (tracks 1, 3–6, 8)
lyricist:
Cal Massey (track 10)
Archie Shepp (tracks 3, 5)
Bartholomew Gray (track 4)
William G. Harris (jazz drummer) (tracks 1–2, 7–8)
producer:
Ed Michel (tracks 1–10)
spoken vocals [narrator]:
Bartholomew Gray (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 4)
William Kunstler (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 2, 7)
vocals:
Henry Hull (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1, 8)
Waheeda Massey (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 10)
Joe Lee Wilson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 3, 5)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks 1–10)
is based on:
Ballad for a Child (track 7)
is the basis for:
recording of:
Attica Blues (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 1)
Ballad for a Child (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 8)
Blues for Brother George Jackson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 6)
Good Bye Sweet Pops (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 9)
Invocation Attica Blues (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 2)
Invocation Ballad for a Child (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 7)
Invocation to Mr. Parker (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 4)
Quiet Dawn (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 10)
Steam, Part 1 (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 3)
Steam, Part 2 (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track 5)

Release

ASIN: US: B00007KMSO [info]