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Lester Bowie

The 5th Power

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Artists :
Phillip Wilson ( Drums )
Lester Bowie ( Trumpet )
Amina Claudine Myers ( Piano, Harpsichord )
Arthur Blythe ( Alto Sax )
Malachi Favors ( Bass )
Release date
Dec 28, 1978
Duration
0:42:42

This quintet is loaded with expressive talent. Blythe and Myers are the outsiders here, yet their different kinds of playing--Blyth is swaggeringly verbose, Myers a gospelish spirit--add new flavours to Bowie's sardonic music.

(source: The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD - Eighth Edition)