3 CD / Trost / 2014-07-22Tracks: Untitled Improvisation; Discipline 27-11/Children of the Sun; Nuclear War; Unidentified Blues; Sophisticated Lady; East of the Sun; Springtime Again; Yeah Mean!; Mack the Knife; Day Dream; Love in Ou...
Artists: Sun Ra Arkestra
Personnel: James Jackson (vocals, flute, bassoon, drums); John Gilmore (vocals, clarinet, tenor saxophone); Sun Ra (vocals, piano, synthesizer); Marshall Allen (kora, flute, alto saxophone, percussion...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-05-13Artists: Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim
Recorded in 1969.
Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim was still known as "Dollar Brand" when he recorded this solo piano set for ECM; it has been reissued on CD under his original name. The continuous liv...continue...
1 CD / Aurora / 2014-04-15Tracks: Soul Fiesta; Africadelic; Panther, The; African Battle; Black Beauty; African Carnival; Moving Waves; Afro-Soul; Oriental Sunset; Monkey Beat; Wa-Wa; Percussion Storm
Artists: Manu Dibango
AFRICADELIC is the classic 1973 album composed and recorded in the span of one week by Manu Dibango, after the encouraging success of his monster hit "Soul Mokossa." Here he continues to fuse Afro-Car...continue...
1 CD / ECM Records (USA) / 2014-03-04Tracks: Bra Joe From Kilimanjaro; Selby That the Eternal Spirit Is the Only Reality; Moon, The; Xaba; Sunset In Blue; Kippy; Jabulani-Easter Joy; Tintiyana
Artists: Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim
Recorded in 1969.
Liner Note Author: Dollar Brand.
Recording information: Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen (10/22/1969).
Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim was still known as "Dollar Brand" w...continue...
1 CD / Masterworks / 2014-01-21Tracks: Birds Canticum (Birds Requiem Suite); Sweet Blasphemy; Blending Souls & Shades [To Shiraz]; Ascetic Mood; Fuga Hirundinum (Birds Requiem Suite); Khira: Indicium Divinum [Elegy for My Mother]; 39th G&...
Artists: Dhafer Youssef
Audio Mixer: Lars Nilsson.
Recording information: Baba Jim, Istanbul, Turkey; Nilento Studio, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Photographers: Dirk Wuestenhagen; Shiraz Fradi.
Arranger: Dhafer ...continue...
1 CD / King Japan / 2013-12-17Artists: Randy Weston
Randy Weston's most popular record, this Lp (which he had mixed feelings about) features Weston not only on piano but electric keyboards. Backed by Don Sebesky arrangements and assisted by trumpeter F...continue...