Various ‎– Weird Nightmare: Meditations On Mingus

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A1 Canon (Part 1)
Didgeridoo, Trombone, Flute [Wood Flute] – Art BaronElectric Guitar [Slide] – Gary LucasGong [Cone Gongs], Marimba [Bass], Arranged By – Michael BlairGuitar – Bill FrisellPercussion – Don AliasPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis ThummPerformer [Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Greg Cohen
A2 Meditations On Integration
Banjo – Marc RibotBass – Greg CohenFlute, Arranged By – Henry ThreadgillGuitar – Bill FrisellMarimba [Eroica], Drums, Percussion [Flapper] – Michael BlairPercussion, Cymbal – Don AliasPerformer [Harmonic Canon] – Francis ThummTuba – Art Baron
A3 Canon (Part 2)
Didgeridoo, Trombone, Flute [Wood Flute] – Art BaronElectric Guitar [Slide] – Gary LucasGong [Cone Gongs], Marimba [Bass], Arranged By – Michael BlairGuitar – Bill FrisellPercussion – Don AliasPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis ThummPerformer [Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Greg CohenVocals – Robbie Robertson
4A4 Jump Monk
Bass, Arranged By – Greg CohenDrums, Percussion [Chinese Drum] – Michael BlairElectric Guitar [Weirdness] – Gary LucasGuitar – Bill FrisellPercussion, Timbales, Cowbell – Don AliasTrombone – Art Baron
A5 Weird Nightmare
Bass – Greg CohenFlute – Henry ThreadgillGuitar – Bill FrisellMarimba [Bass] – Don AliasMarimba [Eroica] – Marc RibotPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis ThummPerformer [Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Michael BlairRecorder [Great Bass], Trombone – Art BaronVocals, Performer [Harmonic Canon] – Elvis Costello
A6 Work Song
Gong [Cone Gong], Bass – Greg CohenGuitar [Adapted Guitar], Guitar – Bill FrisellMarimba [Eroica], Clarinet – Don ByronPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii], Piano – Geri AllenPerformer [Cloud Chamber Bowls], Marimba [Eroica] – Francis ThummPerformer [Crychord], Drums – Michael BlairPerformer [Diamond Marimba], Drums [Hand Drums] – Don AliasPerformer [Harmonic Canon], Tuba – Art BaronPerformer [Surrogate Kithara], Guitar, Arranged By – Vernon Reid
A7 Self-Portrait In 3 Colors
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet – Don ByronCongas – Michael BlairGuitar [Adapted Guitar] – Greg CohenGuitar, Performer [Surrogate Kithara], Arranged By – Bill FrisellMarimba [Bass] – Don AliasMarimba [Eroica] – Francis ThummTrombone – Art Baron
A8 Purple Heart
Bass, Arranged By – Greg CohenClarinet – Don ByronCongas – Don AliasGuitar – Bill FrisellPercussion [Brushes], Performer [Harmonic Canon, Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Michael BlairPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis ThummRecorder [Great Bass] – Art BaronVocals – Henry Rollins
A9 Tonight At Noon
Arranged By – Uptown HornsBass – Greg CohenDrums – Charlie WattsSaxophone [Alto] – Crispin CioeSaxophone [Tenor] – Arno HechtTrombone – Bob FunkTrumpet – Hollywood Paul Litteral*
A10 Gunslinging Bird
Bass – Greg CohenBata, Percussion – Don AliasDrums, Performer [Chromelodeon Ii], Arranged By – Michael BlairGuitar, Performer [Surrogate Kithara] – Bill FrisellTrombone – Art BaronVocals – Chuck D
B1 Weird Nightmare Interlude
Guitar – Bill Frisell
B2 Reincarnation Of A Lovebird / Haitian Fight Song Montage
Bass – Greg CohenClarinet, Bass Clarinet – Don ByronCongas, Goblet Drum [Dumbek], Percussion [Clappers] – Don AliasDrums, Performer [Whirley Tube, Chromelodeon Ii], Finger Cymbals, Percussion [Clappers] – Michael BlairEffects [Sound Effects, Samples] – Hal WillnerGuitar [National Steel Bottleneck] – Gary LucasGuitar, Performer [Surrogate Kithara] – Bill Frisell
B3 Open Letter To Duke
Banjo – Tony TrischkaHarmonica – Howard LevyKazoo, Castanets, Spoons, Arranged By, Conductor – Bobby PreviteMandolin, Guitar – Barry MitterhoffPercussion, Washboard, Spoons – Susan Evans*Tuba – Bob StewartViolin – Kenny Kosek
B4 The Shoes Of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers
Bass – Greg CohenBass Clarinet – Don ByronGuitar, Arranged By – Bill FrisellRecorder [Great Bass] – Art BaronVocals – Hubert Selby Jr.
B5 Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me
Arranged By – Uptown HornsBass – Greg CohenDrums – Charlie WattsGuitar, Vocals – Keith RichardsPiano – Chuck LeavellSaxophone [Alto, Baritone] – Crispin CioeSaxophone [Tenor] – Arno Hecht, Bobby Keyes*Trombone – Bob FunkTrumpet – Hollywood Paul Litteral*Vocals – Bernard Fowler
B6 Eclipse
Bass Clarinet – Don ByronFlute [Wood], Didgeridoo, Recorder [Great Bass], Trombone, Percussion, Performer [Cloud Chamber Bowls], Arranged By – Art BaronGong [Cone Gong], Performer [Crychord], Bass, Percussion – Greg CohenGuitar, Percussion – Bill FrisellMarimba [Bass], Goblet Drum [Dumbetik], Percussion, Percussion [Clappers] – Don AliasPercussion – Francis ThummPercussion, Vocals [G-bastard Calls] – Hal WillnerPerformer [Whirley Tube], Cymbal [Tibetan], Bass Drum, Percussion – Michael BlairVocals – Diamanda GalásVocals [Spoken] – Leonard Cohen
B7 Pithecanthropus Erectus
Bass – Greg CohenDrums, Percussion [Metals] – Michael BlairEffects [Sound Effects, Samples] – Hal WillnerGuitar – Bill FrisellGuitar, Keyboards [Sample] – Robert QuineMarimba [Eroica] – Francis ThummPerformer [Chair] – Don AliasTrombone [Muted] – Art Baron
B8 Freedom
Bass – Greg CohenElectric Guitar, Performer [Effects] – Bill FrisellGuitar [National Steel Bottleneck] – Gary LucasLead Vocals, Voice [Spoken Words] – Dr. JohnVocals [Humming] – Ray DaviesVocals [Humming], Drums [Hand Drums], Timbales, Percussion – Don AliasVocals [Humming], Drums, Drums [Chinese], Timbales, Percussion, Marimba [Bass], Performer [A Two By Four], Arranged By – Michael BlairVocals [Humming], Percussion [Metal Slab], Trombone – Art BaronVocals [Humming], Performer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis Thumm
B9 Weird Nightmare (Reprise)
Bass – Greg CohenFlute – Henry ThreadgillGuitar – Bill FrisellMarimba [Bass] – Don AliasMarimba [Eroica] – Marc RibotPerformer [Chromelodeon Ii] – Francis ThummPerformer [Cloud Chamber Bowls] – Michael BlairRecorder [Great Bass], Trombone – Art BaronVocals, Performer [Harmonic Canon] – Elvis Costello

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Instruments designed and built by Harry Partch were used extensively on this album, and for the first time in a commercial recording other than his own. They are: Cloud Chamber Bowls, Bass Marimba, Marimba Eroica, Diamond Marimba, Chromelodeon II, Harmonic Canon, Surrogate Kithara, Cone Gongs & Crychord.
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