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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: George Lewis, Henry Threadgill, Olu Dara, Butch Morris, Anthony Davis, Wilber Morris, and Steve McCall. Recorded July 25th and 28th, 1980 at Right Track Recording Studios in New York and originally released in 1980, Ming displays a dense and mature repertoire, clear arrangements, and a series of literally breathtaking performances!
Olu Dara, trumpet · Anthony Davis, piano · George Lewis, trombone · Steve McCall, percussion · Lawrence "Butch" Morris, cornet · Wilber Morris, bass · David Murray, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet · Henry Threadgill, alto saxophone