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Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy discography

This is a discography of albums released by Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy.

Lester Bowie formed the brass group Brass Fantasy in 1984. The group performed and recorded periodically through to 1999. The group line-up was usually eight brass instruments plus a drummer.


Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy discography

I Only Have Eyes for You, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1985, ECM 1296

Tracks : I Only Have Eyes For You, Think, Lament (Dedicated To Dr. Ray Copeland), Coming Back, Jamaica, Nonet, When The Spirit Returns

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Stanton Davis, Bruce Purse, Malachi Thompson, Stanton Davis, Craig Harris, Steve Turre, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Phillip Wilson

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Avant Pop, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1987, ECM 1326

Tracks : The Emperor, Saving All My Love For You, B Funk, Blueberry Hill, Crazy, Macho (Dedicated To Machito), No Shit, Oh, What A Night

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Malachi Thompson, Rasul Siddik, Stanton Davis, Frank Lacy, Steve Turre, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Phillip Wilson

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Twilight Dreams, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1987, Venture

Tracks : I Am With You, Personality, Duke's Fantasy, Thriller, Night Time (Is the Right Time), Vibe Waltz, Twilight Dreams

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Malachi Thompson, Rasul Siddik, Stanton Davis, Frank Lacy, Steve Turre, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Phillip Wilson

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Serious Fun, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1987, DIW

Tracks : Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, Smooth Operator, Inflated Tear, Da Butt, God Bless The Child, Don't Worry Be Happy, Strange Fruit

Musicians : Lester Bowie, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brezel, Stanton Davis, Steve Turre, Frank Lacy, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Ken Crutchfield, Vinnie Johnson, Famoudou Don Moye

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My Way, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1990, DIW

Tracks : Quasi, Who Says, After Thought, My Way, I Got You, Honky Tonk

Musicians : Lester Bowie, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brazel, Stanton Davis, Earl Garner, Frank Lacy, Steve Turre, Gregory Williams, Bob Stewart, Ken Crutchfield, Vinnie Johnson, Famoudou Don Moye

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Live at the 6th Tokyo Music Joy '90, Art Ensemble of Chicago / Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1991, DIW

Tracks : Yobu-Sun, Ride the Line, Song for Atala, Night Time (Is the Right Time), Good Morning Heartache, The Music of the Night, The Emperor, Variations, A Jackson in Your House, The Great Pretender

Musicians : AEC (tracks 1-3 & 7-10): Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors, Famoudou Don Moye / Brass Fantasy (tracks 4-10): Lester Bowie , E. J. Allen, Gerald Brezel, Stanton Davis, Clifton Anderson, Steve Turre, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Vinnie Johnson

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The Fire This Time, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1992, In+Out 7019

Tracks : Night Time (Is The Right Time), For Louis, Journey Towards Freedom, Remember The Time, Strange Fruit, Saving All My Love For You, Siesta For The Fiesta, Night Life, Black Or White, Three For The Festival, The Great Pretender

Musicians : Lester Bowie, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brazel, Tony Barrero, Frank Lacy, Louis Bonilla, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Vinnie Johnson, Famoudou Don Moye

Recorded live at the Moonwalker Club in Aarburg on May 1, 1992. Released on double LP and CD. The track Saving All My Love For You is omitted from the CD release.

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The Odyssey of Funk & Popular Music, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 1998, Atlantic

Tracks : Birth of the Blues, Next, Two Become One, Don't Cry for Me Argentina, Beautiful People, In the Still of the Night, Notorious Thugs, Nessum Dorma, If You Don't Know Me by Now

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Ravi Best, Gerald Brezel, Joseph "Mac" Gollehon, Gary Valente, Joshua Roseman, Louis Bonilla, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Vinnie Johnson, Victor See Yuen

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When the Spirit Returns, Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy, 2003, Dreyfus

Tracks : Player Hater, Waterfall, Count on Me, Solitude, Biggie's Ride, One Love, Unchained Melody, Naakkurat Na, Save the Best for Last, When the Spirit Returns

Musicians : Lester Bowie, Ravi Best, Gerald Brazel, Joseph "Mac" Gallehan, Luis Bonilla, Joshua Roseman Gary Valente, Vincent Chancey, Bob Stewart, Vinnie Johnson, Victor See Yuen, Dean Bowman

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Last updated July 2015