On April 1, 1980.

On April 1, 1980, “ECM” label released “Full Force”, the 27th Art Ensemble of Chicago album. It was recorded in January 1980, at “Columbia Recording Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Lester Bowie– trumpet, celeste, bass drum
  • Malachi Favors– double bass, percussion, melodica
  • Joseph Jarman– vocal, saxophone, clarinet, percussion
  • Roscoe Mitchell– saxophone, clarinet, flute, percussion
  • Don Moye– vocal, drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Magg Zelma – Malachi Favors
  2. Carefree – Roscoe Mitchell
  3. Charlie M – Lester Bowie
  4. Ol’ Time Southside Street Dance – Joseph Jarman
  5. Full Force – Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Don Moye, Lester Bowie, Malachi Favors

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