David Murray Octet


Black Saint BS 520003


Artists :
David Murray Octet ( Octet )
Henry Threadgill ( Saxophone, Flute )
Olu Dara ( Trumpet, Cornet )
Steve McCall ( Drums )
George Lewis ( Trombone )
David Murray ( Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet )
Anthony Davis ( Piano )
Lawrence "Butch" Morris ( Cornet, Conductor )
Wilber Morris ( Bass )
Release date
May 16, 2013

This is a 180 gram deluxe LP VINYL. In addition to maintaining the original artwork and content, it includes a bonus CD.

(Also available on CD)

A key work in Murray’s discography and his debut as leader of this historic octet. A great ensemble featuring some of the most important voices in avant-garde jazz. Produced at the turn of the decade between the seventies and the eighties, “Ming” displays a dense a mature repertoire, clear arrangements, and a series of literally breathtaking performances!

SIDE A: 1. The Fast Life 2. The Hill SIDE B: 1. Ming 2. Jasvan 3. Dewey’s Circle