Chicago avant-gardist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Henry Threadgill, c. 1960.
Courtesy of Anthony Barboza.
“Just the Facts & Pass the Bucket”
Composer, multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Henry Threadgill emerged from among the Chicago avant garde in the early 1970s. This adventuresome piece, evocative of the church, is performed by saxophone, two drummers, bass, cornet, trombone, and cello.