Buster Williams – Pinnacle (Full Album)

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“The program’s five long selections, four by Williams himself, set up interesting ostinatos that allow for thoughtful, well-considered improvisation. Williams himself is outstanding, particularly well featured in his self-designed spaces and never as out of place or obstructive as a strong rhythm player can too often be. He suggests that he had ably developed a language beyond the more familiar diction of Ron Carter and one that clearly laid the foundation for Stanley Clarke.” – Douglas Payne/AllAboutJazz.

Track listing:
1. The Hump 11:26
2. Noble Ego 6:52
3. Pinnacle 4:41
4. Tayamisha 6:29
5. Batuki 14:10

Buster Williams – vocals, acoustic bass, bass guitar
Woody Shaw – trumpet
Sonny Fortune – flute, alto flute, soprano saxophone
Onaje Allan Gumbs – piano, electric piano, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer
Earl Turbinton – bass clarinet, soprano saxophone
Billy Hart – drums
Guilherme Franco – percussion
Suzanne Klewan – vocals


Label: Muse Records ‎– MR 5080
Recorded: at Blue Rock Studios, New York City August 6,7,11,14, 1975
Released: 1975