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Human Arts Ensemble discography

This is a discography of albums released by the Human Arts Ensemble.

The Human Arts Ensemble was a musical collective founded in St. Louis, Missouri in the early 1970s.


Human Arts Ensemble discography

Whisper Of Dharma, Human Arts Ensemble, 1972, Universal Justice Records

Tracks : Whisper Of Dharma, A World New

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Floyd LeFlore, Joseph Bowie, J.D. Paran, Oliver Lake, James Marshall, Gene Lake, Baikida E.J. Carroll

Originally released on Universal Justice Records in 1972, then on Arista Freedom in 1977.

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Under the Sun, Human Arts Ensemble, 1974, Universal Justice Records

Tracks : A Lover's Desire, Hazrat, The Sufi

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Lester Bowie, Victor Reef, J.D. Parran, Oliver Lake, Marty Erlich, James Marshall, Vincent Terrell, Butch Smith, Abdallah Yakub, Alan Suits, Carol Marshall

Originally released on Universal Justice Records in 1974 and then on Arista Freedom in 1975.

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Funky Donkey Vol. 1, Luther Thomas / Human Arts Ensemble directs the Saint Louis, Missouri Creative Ensemble, 1977, Creative Consciousness Records

Tracks : Funky Donkey, Una New York

Musicians : Luther Thomas, Floyd LeFlore, Harold Pudgey Atterbury, Lester Bowie, Joseph Bowie, J.D. Parran, Marvin Horne, Eric Foreman, Charles Bobo Shaw, Abdella Ya Kum, Rocky Washington

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Junk Trap, Charles Bobo Shaw Human Arts Ensemble featuring Joseph Bowie, 1978, Black Saint 0021

Tracks : Beyond The New Horizon, Night Dreamer, Brown Rock City, Skiwee, Junk Trap, Electric Two, Sequence

Musicians : Joseph Bowie, Luther Thomas, James Emery, John Lindberg, Charles Bobo Shaw

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Streets Of St. Louis, Charles Bobo Shaw & Human Arts Ensemble, 1978, Moers Music

Tracks : Streets Of St. Louis, Miles Beyond, Entensity Big, Hard Light

Musicians : Charles Bobo Shaw, Lester Bowie, Joseph Bowie, Julius Hemphill, Hamiet Bluiett, Dominique Gaumont, Abdul Wadud

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Live Vol 1, Human Arts Ensemble, 1978, Circle RK 23578/9

Tracks : Stick Candy Man, Concere Natashiah, Blue Lou, Let's Do Six-Eight

Musicians : Luther Thomas, John Lindberg, Charles Bobo Shaw

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Live Vol 2, Human Arts Ensemble, 1978, Circle RK 23578 / 12

Tracks : Sequence, Tiburg Centre, Ectodorph, Ballad, Concere Natashiah

Musicians : Joseph Bowie, James Emery, Charles Bobo Shaw

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Concere Ntasiah, Charles "Bobo" Shaw & The Human Arts Ensemble, 1978, Universal Justice

Tracks : Steam Away Kool 500, Jacki Bee Tee, Concere Ntasiah, Be Bo Bo Be

Musicians : Charles "Bobo" Shaw, Joseph Bowie, Julius Hemphill, Francois Nyomo Mantuila, Abdul Wadud, Alex Blake

Subsequently released in 1981 on Muse as P'nk J'zz.

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P'nk J'zz, Charles "Bobo" Shaw & The Human Arts Ensemble, 1981, Muse 5232

Tracks : Steam Away Kool 500, Jacki Bee Tee, Concere Ntasiah, Be Bo Bo Be

Musicians : Charles "Bobo" Shaw, Joseph Bowie, Julius Hemphill, Francois Nyomo Mantuila, Abdul Wadud, Alex Blake

Originally released in 1978 on Universal Justice as Concere Ntasiah.

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Funky Donkey, Vol 1 & 2, Luther Thomas and The Human Arts Ensemble, 2001, Atavistic

Tracks : Funky Donkey, Una New York, Intensity

Musicians : Luther Thomas, Floyd LeFlore, Harold Pudgey Atterbury, Lester Bowie, Joseph Bowie, J.D. Parran, Marvin Horne, Eric Foreman, Charles Bobo Shaw, Abdella Ya Kum, Rocky Washington

Tracks 1 and 2 were originally released on Funky Donkey Vol 1 in 1977.

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Banana, Luther Thomas and The Human Arts Ensemble, 2001, Atavistic

Tracks : Three Seven, B Natural, Headhunter, Banana, Out, B Natural

Musicians : Luther Thomas, James Marshall, Abdullah Yakub, Carol Marshall, Charles Bobo Shaw

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Autonomous Oblast, The James Marshall Human Arts Ensemble, 2008, Freedonia Music

Tracks : Funky Invocation, Oasis, Remembrances Of The Present

Musicians : James Marshall, Thurman Thomas, Maurice Malik King, Luther Thomas, Greg Mills, Rick Saffron, Carl Arzinia Richards, Jim Miller, Jay Zelenka, Carol Marshall

Recorded in 1975 and 1976.

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Last updated June 2015