This jazz 'supergroup' comprised Sonny Fortune(alto saxophone), Billy Harper(tenor saxophone), Stanley Cowell(piano), Reggie Workman(bass) & Billy Hart(drums).
The album was recorded in Paris on July 7, 1986 for the French BLACK & WHITE label at the end of the band's tour.
All eight tracks are originals with two-a-piece contributed from Cowell, Harper, Fortune & Workman. Highlights include Cowell's 'Equipoise', Harper's 'Insight', Workman's 'Synapse' & Fortune's 'Awakening'.
This powerful, well-integrated group create some exciting music and 'Great Friends' should be heard by anyone who appreciates passionate and adventurous modern jazz.