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    The World Saxophone Quartet is joined by a West African drumming trio and bassist Melvin Gibbs for a set of original compositions that the Boston Globe called “terrific” and placed among the year’s best albums.

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    MUSICIANS
    World Saxophone Quartet:
    Oliver Lake: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
    David Murray: tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
    Hamiet Bluiett: baritone saxophone
    Arthur Blythe: alto saxophone

    Percussion:
    Mor Thiam: gmba, gabala, gum gum, rain stick, bgnn
    Chief Bey: asiko, signal drum, shakere
    Mar Gueye: limbe, m’beum m’beum, gring m’biss m’biss

    Melvin Gibbs, electric bass (1, 2, 5)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Peter Scherer
    Associate Producers: Hamiet Bluiett and the World Saxophone Quartet
    Recorded April 1990 at Clinton Studios, New York City
    Recording Engineer: Malcolm Pollack
    Mixed at Platinum Island, and The Hit Factory, New York City
    Mix Engineer: Robert Moutenot
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

    Design: Anne Johnson

    Executive Producer: Marty Khan

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Artist Name: 
World Saxophone Quartet
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Release Date: 
Friday, March 1, 1991 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

The World Saxophone Quartet is joined by a West African drumming trio and bassist Melvin Gibbs for a set of original compositions that the Boston Globe called “terrific” and placed among the year’s best albums.

Description: 

The World Saxophone Quartet is joined by a West African drumming trio and bassist Melvin Gibbs for a set of original compositions that the Boston Globe called “terrific” and placed among the year’s best albums.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Peter Scherer
Associate Producers: Hamiet Bluiett and the World Saxophone Quartet
Recorded April 1990 at Clinton Studios, New York City
Recording Engineer: Malcolm Pollack
Mixed at Platinum Island, and The Hit Factory, New York City
Mix Engineer: Robert Moutenot
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

Design: Anne Johnson

Executive Producer: Marty Khan

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79258

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
FormatRestrictions: 

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370
ns_album_releasedate: 
Friday, March 1, 1991 - 05:00
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Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597925821BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497200269
Price: 
10.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
World Saxophone Quartet:
Oliver Lake: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
David Murray: tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Hamiet Bluiett: baritone saxophone
Arthur Blythe: alto saxophone

Percussion:
Mor Thiam: gmba, gabala, gum gum, rain stick, bgnn
Chief Bey: asiko, signal drum, shakere
Mar Gueye: limbe, m’beum m’beum, gring m’biss m’biss

Melvin Gibbs, electric bass (1, 2, 5)

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