The Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Nice Guys Reviewed

Source: The Quietus. A detailed review of a classic album.

With a back catalogue of over 50 challenging albums, it might look like there’s no particularly easy way of cracking the enigma of the Art Ensemble Of Chicago. Not so, says Eden Tizard, looking back at the group’s first ECM album, Nice Guys, which was released 40 years ago this month.