My Way (Lester Bowie album)

My Way is the second album Lester Bowie recorded for the Japanese DIW label and the fifth album by his "Brass Fantasy" group.[1] It was released in 1990 and features performances by Bowie, Gregory Williams, Frank Lacy, Steve Turre, E. J. Allen, Gerald Brezel, Earl Garner, Stanton Davis, Bob Stewart, Ken Crutchfield, Vinnie Johnson and Famoudou Don Moye.

My Way
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Studio album by
Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy
RecordedJanuary 22–30, 1990
Lester Bowie chronology
Serious Fun
My Way
Live at the 6th Tokyo Music Joy


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars, stating, "this set certainly has its interesting moments, although it is a bit erratic".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Quasi" (Bruce Purse) - 8:30
  2. "Who Says" (Turre) - 7:30
  3. "After Thought" (Purse) - 9:53
  4. "My Way" (Paul Anka, Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Gilles Thibault) - 10:17
  5. "I Got You (I Feel Good)" (James Brown) - 6:09
  6. "Honky Tonk" (Billy Butler, Bill Doggett, Clifford Scott, Berisford "Shep" Shepherd) - 4:45
  • Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn, NY on 22, 24, 25, 26 & 30 January 1990



  1. ^ Jazzlists: DIW Records - CDs 801 to 899, accessed September 22, 2017
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed August 12, 2011