Original Phalanx


Song Number One (James Blood Ulmer, A.R.P. Productions-ASCAP) (7:30)
Free Spirit (Sirone, Sirious Music-BMI) (7:10)
House on 13th Street (George Adams, Geada Music-BMI) (6:10)


Troublemaker (James Blood Ulmer, A.R.P. Productions-ASCAP) (8:10)
Angel Love (Sirone, Sirious Music-BMI)  (8:55)
Playground (George Adams, Geada Music-BMI) (6:30)

George Adams_tenor saxophone, flute
James Blood Ulmer_guitar
Rashied Ali_drums

Recorded at Sound Ideas, NYC on February 13 & 14  1987
Recorded and Mixed “Live” to 2-track Digital by David Baker & Kazunori Sugiyama
Assistant Engineer: Craig Winzelberg
Assistant: Takeshi Matsuura & Ken Awazu
Produced by Kazunori Sugiyama for DIW
Executive Producer: disk union
Cover Photography: Ming Smith Murray
George Adams and James Blood Ulmer appear courtesy of Blue Note / Manhattan Records

Distributed by disk union

p © DIW 1987

Extracted from the original vinyl record.



















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