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Point of View [Cassandra Wilson]


  • 1. Square Roots
    2. Blue in Green
    3. Never
    4. Desperate Move
    5. Love and Hate
    6. I Am Waiting
    7. I Wished on the Moon
    8. I Thought You Knew
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 919004

  • Credits
    ProducerSteve Coleman; Stefan F. Winter
    EngineerJoseph Marciano

    The Winter & Winter reissue of POINT OF VIEW contains all the original artwork from the LP release and is packaged in a CD-Smart-Pac (a hard-backed slipcase).
    Personnel: Cassandra Wilson (vocals); Steve Coleman (alto saxophone, percussion); Grachan Moncur III (trombone); Jean-Paul Bourelly (guitar);
    Lonnie Plaxico (acoustic & electric basses); Mark Johnson (drums).
    Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, New York in December 1985.
    Digitally remastered by Adrian Von Ripka (Bauer Studios, Ludwigsburg).
    Cassandra Wilson's debut as a leader features the chance-taking singer in a funky M-Base setting. The overcrowded ensembles (played by altoist Steve Coleman, trombonist Grachan Moncur III, guitarist Jean-Paul Bourelly, bassist Lonnie Plaxico, and drummer Mark Johnson) did not leave much space for a singer, but the flexible Wilson did her best to find a role for her voice, and she sounds enthusiastic. In addition to group originals, the sextet performs "Blue in Green" (which has Wilson's lyrics) and "I Wished on the Moon." ~ Scott Yanow

  • Critic Reviews
    Mojo (Publisher) (12/01, p.126) - "...Courageous..."
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