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Bob Thiele Emergency
Head Start

Album US 1969 on Flying Dutchman label
Jazz (Free Jazz, Contemporary Jazz)

"Dedicated To Pee Wee Russell, Bix Beiderbecke, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong, Frank Teschemaker, Johnny Dodds, Jess Stacy, Frank Zappa, B.B. King, Bob Thiele Jr, Tenice and my father." (Bob Thiele) Gatefold sleeve

Bob Thiele Emergency
album by
PortraitTom Scott sax, *1948 US
alto saxophone, clarinet
PortraitBill Perkins ts, 1924-2003 US
alto saxophone, flute
PortraitJim Horn sax, fl, bs, *1940 US
baritone saxophone, oboe, flute, clarinet
PortraitErnie Tack tb,
bass trombone
PortraitChuck Domanico b, 1944-1966 US
bass, fender, upright, indian ecktara
PortraitJim Gordon dr, perc, p, *1945 US
drums, timbales
PortraitJohn Guerin dr, perc, 1939-2004 US
drums, timbales
Robert Henderson frh, alp, FR
french horn, horn, tuben, descant
PortraitHoward Roberts g, 1929-1992 US
PortraitRoger Kellaway p, *1939 US
piano, organ, harpsichord, celesta
PortraitPete Christlieb ts, fl, *1945 US
tenor saxophone, flute
PortraitGeorge Bohanon tb, *1960 US
PortraitMike Barone tb, *1936 US
PortraitBuddy Childers tr, 1926-2007 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
PortraitGary Barone tr, fh, *1941 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
Paul Hubinon tr, fh,
trumpet, flugelhorn
PortraitBob Brookmeyer tb, 1929-2011 US
valve trombone
PortraitGary Coleman perc, *1936 US
xylophone, congas, drums, bongos, bells, timpani, temple block, bongos, bongoboard, gong, nipple, instruments, flexions, vibraphone, vibes, electronic vibes
PortraitJoe Pass g, 1929-1994 US
guitar, bass
PortraitGeorge Smith h, voc, 1924-1983
PortraitJoe Darensbourg cl, 1906-1985 US
Alton Redd dr, 1904-1979 US
PortraitAlton Purnell p, US
PortraitJohn Ewing tb, 1917-2002 US
Bernard Carrere
Tom Williamson b,
PortraitBuzz Freeman dr, *1921 US
PortraitHorace Tapscott p, 1934-1999 US
PortraitJohn Carter cl, 1929-1991 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitBobby Bradford cor, tr, *1934 US
PortraitWilbur Little b, 1928-1987 US
PortraitElvin Jones dr, 1927-2004 US
PortraitJoe Farrell ts, fl, 1937-1986 US
PortraitRosko voc, US
PortraitOrnette Coleman as, 1930-2015 US
alto saxophone
PortraitCharlie Haden b, 1937-2014 US
PortraitDavid Izenzon b, 1932-1979 US
PortraitCharles Moffett dr, 1929-1997 US
PortraitJon Appleton syn, US
PortraitFrank Kofsky US
lyrics by
PortraitBob Thiele 1922-1996 US
voice, sample
PortraitDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. *1929 US
voice, sample
PortraitJohn F. Kennedy voc, 1917-1963 US
voice, sample
PortraitRobert F. Kennedy 1925-1968 US
voice, sample
Bob Thiele liner notes, producer
Frank Kofsky liner notes
Frank Kofsky
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Head StartBob Thiele Emergency2:55
2Freaky ZekeBob Thiele Emergency3:48
3Beatle Ballads A. Blackbird, B. Julia, C. I WillBob Thiele Emergency7:09
4Lanoola Goes LimpBob Thiele Emergency4:25
5The Jazz StoryBob Thiele Emergency23:42
6Part 1. Pickin' Taters BluesBob Thiele Emergency
7Part 2. Oh Didn't He Ramble / High SocietyBob Thiele Emergency
8Part 3. Jungle SoundBob Thiele Emergency
9Part 4. Swing EraBob Thiele Emergency
10Part 5. Be BopBob Thiele Emergency
11Part 6. In The Vineyard / Avant GardeBob Thiele Emergency
12Dedication To John ColtraneBob Thiele Emergency
13Lament For John ColtraneBob Thiele Emergency7:32
14A Love SupremeBob Thiele Emergency4:25
15Holiday For A GraveyardBob Thiele Emergency5:17
16 -Bob Thiele Emergency
17 A Few Thoughts For The Day (Biafra, King, John And Robert, The American Indian)Bob Thiele EmergencyFrank Kofsky16:55

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