80° Below '82 is an album by the improvisational collective Air featuring Henry Threadgill, Steve McCall, and Fred Hopkins recorded in 1982 for the Antilles label.[1]

Contents Edit


  • 1 Reception
  • 2 Track listing
  • 3 Personnel
  • 4 References

Reception[edit] Edit

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "This blues-oriented set is more accessible than many of Air's previous recordings without watering down the explorative nature of this always-interesting group".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [2]

Track listing[edit] Edit

All compositions by Henry Threadgill except as indicated
  1. "Chicago Breakdown" (Jelly Roll Morton) – 7:58
  2. "The Traveller" – 9:28
  3. "80° Below '82" – 8:02
  4. "Do Tell" – 9:50
    • Recorded at Right Track Recording Studio, New York City on January 23, 1982

Personnel[edit] Edit

  • Henry Threadgill – alto saxophone
  • Fred Hopkins – bass
  • Steve McCall – trap drums

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.