Composer's Workshop Ensemble

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Group. Ambitious but short-lived group of improvisers who recorded on Musicians cooperative Strata-East. They made two albums in early '70s; works were designed for the sessions and were sprawling, intense…
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Group. Ambitious but short-lived group of improvisers who recorded on Musicians cooperative Strata-East. They made two albums in early '70s; works were designed for the sessions and were sprawling, intense pieces. Drummer Warren Smith was nominal leader for first release; he was also involved with the second, as were other stalwarts like Howard Johnson, Herb Bushler, Jack Jeffers and Bross Townsend.