Down Beat - 1/98, p.524 stars (out of 5)
- "...it's like having a musical version of an Afrocentric textbook...though there is much here for even the melanin-challenged among us..."
Personnel: David Murray (bass clarinet, saxophone, tenor saxophone); Amadou Barry (vocals, rap vocals); Doudou N'Daiye Rose (vocals, sabar); Amiri Baraka, Jr., Junior Soul, Abdou Karim Mane, Jamaaladeen Tacuma (vocals); Hugh Ragin (trumpet); Craig Harris (trombone); Robert Irving III (piano); Daryl Burgee (drums).
Liner Note Authors: David Murray; Oliver Cachin.
Recording information: Studio 2000, Senegal (06/03/1996-06/04/1996).
Arranger: Doudou N'Daiye Rose.