- Alto Saxophone – Marion Brown
- Bass – Reggie Johnson (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3)
- Design – Joe Lebow
- Design [Cover] – Robert Flynn (2)
- Drums – Joe Chambers (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B3)
- Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
- Liner Notes – Nat Hentoff
- Mastered By – Van Gelder*
- Painting [Cover Painting] – Mel Cheren
- Photography By [Cover] – Charles Stewart*
- Producer – Bob Thiele
- Tenor Saxophone – Archie Shepp
- Trombone – Joseph Orange
- Trumpet – Ted Curson
A Product of ABC-Paramount Records, Inc.
Label rim text printed as “A Product of ABC Records, Inc.”Archie Shepp plays a Selmer Saxophone.
Cover designed @ Viceroy.
Gatefold cover with printed inner company sleeve.
Black labels with red circular border.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A, etched [except stamped: VAN GELDER]): AS-86-A LW VAN GELDER
- Matrix / Runout (Runout B, etched [except stamped: VAN GELDER]): AS-86-B VAN GELDER LW