|Studio album by Carla Bley|
|Producer||Carla Bley and George James|
|Carla Bley chronology|
The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 4½ stars and stated "First excursion on a funky trail, executed immaculately. Near essential". The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded the album 3 stars.
|Penguin Guide to Jazz|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|
- All compositions by Carla Bley except as indicated
- "Sing Me Softly of the Blues" - 7:43
- "Dreams So Real" - 5:36
- "Ad Infinitum" - 5:54
- "Dining Alone" (lyrics by Bley & John Hunt) - 4:36
- "Song Sung Long" - 6:02
- "Ida Lupino" - 7:57
- "Funnybird Song" - 3:05
- "A New Hymn" - 7:25
- Recorded at Grog Kill Studio, Willow, New York in July–September 1976.
- Carla Bley - organ, piano, tenor saxophone, vocals
- Michael Mantler - trumpet
- Carlos Ward - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
- Roswell Rudd - trombone
- Bob Stewart - tuba
- Richard Tee - piano, electric piano
- Cornell Dupree (tracks 1 & 7), Eric Gale, (tracks 2, 4 & 6) - guitar
- Gordon Edwards - bass guitar
- Steve Gadd - drums
- Carla Bley discography accessed July 23, 2010
- ECM/WATT discography accessed August 25, 2016
- Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed July 23, 2010
- Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2008) . The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (9th ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 130. ISBN 978-0-14-103401-0.
- Christgau, Robert (October 31, 1977). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
- Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 26. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.