No Business Records NBCD7-8-9 Muntu recordings
Jemeel Moondoc, alto saxophone; Arthur Williams, trumpet (CD1); Roy Campbell Jr., trumpet (CD2); Mark Hennen, piano (CD1); William Parker, bass; Rashid Bakr, drums.
CD1: Muntu Ensemble: First feeding
- First feeding (05.09)
- Flight (from the yello dog) (13.57)
- Theme for Milford (Mr. Body & Soul) (20.37)
CD2: Jemeel Moondoc & Muntu: The evening of the blue men
- The evening of the blue men, part 3 (double expo) (21.02)
- Theme for Diane (19.39)
CD3: Muntu: Live at Ali's Allley
CD1 recorded on 17 April 1977 at Bob Blank Studios, New York City; CD2 recorded on 30 March1979 live at St Mark's Church, NYC; CD3 recorded on 20 April 1975 live at Ali's Alley. CDs 1 and 2 previously issued on vinyl; CD3 previously unissued.
- Theme for Milford (Mr. Body & Soul) (36.35)
This lavish package consists of a slip-case holding the 3CDs in a fold-out A5-sized digipack together with a separate 116-page paperback book providing a short history of the New York lofts, the background to Jemeel Moondoc and Muntu and a Muntu sessionography, all by Ed Hazel, and a personal essay by Jemeel Moondoc. All accompanied by several black and white photographs.
Design (front of slip-case reproduced above) by Oskaras Anosovas.
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