Manfred Schoof, Kenny Wheeler, Tomasz Stanko, trumpet and cornet; Paul Rutherford, Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone; Gerd Dudek, tenor and soprano saxophone; Peter Brötzmann, tenor and baritone saxophone; Willem Breuker, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Gunter Hampel, flute, bass clarinet; Fred Van Hove, piano, organ; Terje Rypdal, guitar; Buschi Niegergall, bass; Peter Warren, bass, electric bass; Han Bennink, drums, Chinese woodblocks, tabla, thumb piano, horse jaw etc.
On Humus, add:
Don Cherry, pocket trumpet, Chinese Shuan flute, South American Maya bird flute, voice; Loes Macgillycutty, voice; Mocqui Cherry, tambura.
Humus - the life exploring force (18.36), Sita Rama encores (04.17), Actions for free jazz orchestra (16.33).
On Actions for free jazz orchestra, The New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra is conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki.
Photographs (part of front cover reproduced above) by Peter Andersen.
Re-issued on CD in 2001 on Intuition 3606.