Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Attica Blues
4:48
A2 Invocation: Attica Blues
0:20
A3 Steam, Part 1
5:16
A4 Invocation to Mr. Parker
3:07
A5 Steam, Part 2
5:09
B1 Blues for Brother George Jackson
4:00
B2 Invocation: Ballad for a Child
0:29
B3 Ballad for a Child
3:37
B4 Good Bye Sweet Pops
4:22
B5 Quiet Dawn
6:11

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

violin:
John Blake (US jazz violinist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3–B5)
Leroy Jenkins (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3–B5)
Shankar (L. Shankar) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3–B5)
electric bass guitar [fender]:
Jerry Jemmott (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A1)
Roland Wilson (bass) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5–B1, B3)
cello:
Ronald Lipscomb (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3–B5)
Calo Scott (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3–B5)
trumpet:
Roy Burrowes (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Charles McGhee (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Michael Ridley (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
cornet:
Clifford Thornton (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
membranophone:
Beaver Harris (jazz drummer) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5–B1, B3)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks B4–B5)
soprano saxophone:
Archie Shepp (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A3, A5, B4)
flute [bamboo flute] and percussion:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A3, A5)
flute and percussion:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A4)
guitar:
Cornell Dupree (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, A3, A5, B3)
bass:
Jimmy Garrison (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A3–A5, B4–B5)
euphonium:
Hakim Jami (jazz double bassist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
electric piano:
Dave Burrell (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A3, A5)
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A1)
electric piano and piano:
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B1)
percussion:
Ollie Anderson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B5)
Nene DeFense (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B5)
Juma Sutan (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B5)
alto saxophone:
Marion Brown (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1)
Clarence White (saxophonist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
piano:
Walter Davis Jr. (American hard bop pianist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks B3–B5)
baritone saxophone:
James Ware (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
tenor saxophone:
Roland Alexander (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Billy Robinson (saxophonist) (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Archie Shepp (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B3, B5)
trombone:
Charles Greenlee (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Charles Stephens (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
Kiane Zawadi (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B1, B4–B5)
flugelhorn:
Cal Massey (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B5)
background vocals:
Joshie Armstead (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A1)
Albertine Robinson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A1)
composer:
Cal Massey (tracks B4–B5)
Archie Shepp (tracks A1, A3–B1, B3)
lyricist:
Cal Massey (track B5)
Archie Shepp (tracks A3, A5)
Bartholomew Gray (track A4)
William G. Harris (jazz drummer) (tracks A1–A2, B2–B3)
producer:
Ed Michel (tracks A1–B5)
spoken vocals [narrator]:
Bartholomew Gray (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A4)
William Kunstler (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A2, B2)
vocals:
Henry Hull (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1, B3)
Waheeda Massey (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B5)
Joe Lee Wilson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A3, A5)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (tracks A1–B5)
is based on:
Ballad for a Child (track B2)
is the basis for:
recording of:
Attica Blues (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A1)
Ballad for a Child (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B3)
Blues for Brother George Jackson (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B1)
Good Bye Sweet Pops (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B4)
Invocation Attica Blues (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A2)
Invocation Ballad for a Child (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B2)
Invocation to Mr. Parker (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A4)
Quiet Dawn (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track B5)
Steam, Part 1 (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A3)
Steam, Part 2 (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26) (track A5)

Release

recorded at: A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1972-01-24 – 1972-01-26)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/491797 [info]