The Third Decade - The Art Ensemble of Chicago
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  1. Prayer For Jimbo Kwesi
  2. Funky AECO
  3. Walking In The Moonlight
  4. The Bell Piece
  5. Zero
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  1. Prayer For Jimbo Kwesi
  2. Funky AECO
  3. Walking In The Moonlight
  4. The Bell Piece
  5. Zero
  6. Third Decade
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For the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Third Decade marked both the end of their relationship with the ECM label and the beginning of a more streamlined stretch of music making. The band would cut back on their once predominant, free-form explorations to make room for more bebop and crossover material, like "Funky AECO" and the Caribbean-tinged bop tune "Zero," straightforward genre pieces the band still undermine with playful "found sounds" (bike horns, sirens, chimes, etc.). Along these more traditional lines, the lovely, '20s ...

The Third Decade 2008,

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The Third Decade 2000,

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The Third Decade 1994, ECM

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