The Allmusic review by David Nelson McCarthy awarded the album 4½ stars and stated that "their tremendous musical rapport and precise wit are really beautiful. It comes highly recommended". The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded it 3 stars, stating that it is "an entertaining album and an ideal primer on Bley's compositional and improvising techniques"
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Ladies in Mercedes - Carla Bley, Swallow, Steve [
Romantic Notion, No. 3
Remember - Carla Bley, Swallow, Steve [
Ups and Downs
Reactionary Tango (In Three Parts)
Soon I Will Be Done With the Troubles of This World - Carla Bley, Traditional