In which Mr. Shorter takes several fellow Miles Davis alumni and sets the controls for the heart of the sun. Blue Note responds by keeping it in the vault for four years (releasing it after Weather Report became popular) and forgetting about it thereafter.
This came out on CD on the One Way records reissue label about 20 years ago, but is long out of print now.
A1: Moto Grosso Feio (12:30)
A2: Montezuma (7:54)
B1: Antiqua (5:26)
B2: Vera Cruz (5:15)
B3: Iska (11:26)
All compositions by Wayne Shorter, except Vera Cruz, which is by Milton Nascimento
August 26, 1970 at Air Studios, New York City.
Produced by Duke Pearson
Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
John McLaughlin: 12 string guitar
Miroslav Vitouš: bass (uncredited on album cover but mentioned as part of sessions in liner notes)
Ron Carter: bass, cello
Jack DeJohnette: drums, thumb piano
Chick Corea: marimba, drums, percussion
Micheline Pelzer (credited as Michelin Prell): drums, percussion
Dave Holland: acoustic guitar, bass
[personnel credits copied and pasted from Wikipedia]
These items are all in my personal collection and are out of print as far as I am aware. If you like these records, why not buy some currently in-print work by the same artists? Equipment used:
Technics SL-1210 MK2 turntable;
Audio-Technica AT440mla cartridge;
Musical Fidelity V-LPS phono preamp;
M-Audio 2496 sound card; Audacity GPL sound editing software; Clickrepair Foobar 2000 with Sox Resampler
Check the labels on each entry for the equipment used (I have gradually upgraded a bit here and there).