Atavistic Unheard Music Series UMS/ALP225CD Freedom & unity


The Clifford Thornton New Art Ensemble

Clifford Thornton, valve trombone; Sonny King, alto saxophone; Karl Berger, vibes; Don Moore, bass; Harold (Nunding) Avent, drums; Joe McPhee, trumpet (tracks 7, 9, 10); Jimmy Garrison, bass (tracks 7, 9, 10); Edward Avent, cornet (tracks 1, 8); Tyrone Crabb, bass (tracks 1, 8).

  1. Free Huey (13.09)
  2. 15th floor (08.51)
  3. Miss Oula (04.48)
  4. Kevin (The theme) (00.22)
  5. Exosphere (10.07)
  6. Uhuru (08.31)
  7. O.C.T. (04.38)
  8. The wake (complete version) (14.18)
  9. Babe's dilemma (05.08)
  10. O.C.T (alternate take) (04.25)
Recorded on 28 November 1971 in the Parish Hall, West Park, New York.

Front cover lithograph (reproduced above) by William Roberts.

Originally issued on Third World Records.


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