Purple Haze

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Composition by Jimi Hendrix

Recorded in Brooklyn, New York from March 17, thru 19, 1987.

The Art Ensemble of Chicago perform their own unique interpretation of the ever-popular Jimi Hendrix composition “Purple Haze”.

“Great Black music, past and future (the motto of the Art Ensemble of Chicago)”

Personnel: 

Lester Bowie, trumpet & percussion
Roscoe Mitchell, flute, percussion soprano, alto, & tenor sax
Joseph Jarman, flute soprano, alto, tenor, & baritone sax
Clarinet, synthesizer & percussion
Malachi Favors Maghostut, bass & percussion
Famoudou Don Moye, drums & percussion