"The Co-Op" is a limited edition 180 gram vinyl album by 5 top composers and players (Jeremy Pelt, Wycliffe Gordon, Derrick Hodge, Warren Wolf, Jr, Kendrick Scott) who never worked as a group before or since. this is all original music. The recording sessions for the album were held in 2007 and are now finally seeing the light of day. The lp was recorded by famed engineer and label audio guru Steve Mandel (D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Elvis Costello et al) at the now-defunct Clinton Recording Studio in Hells Kitchen Ny. The master disk was cut by a lathe later acquired by Jack White's Third Man company and luxuriously pressed onto 180 grams of virgin German vinyl by Pallas. The cover art and design were done by renowned collage artist Michael "Chumaconegro" Anderson.