FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD!!
This edition presents , for the first time ever on CD, the complete long unavailable 1976 Villalago performance by the Sam Rivers Trio, featuring Don Pullen as a guest soloist. One of the best exponents of free jazz, this set features Rivers playing tenor and soprano saxophones, flute and piano on an extended exploration of his "Black Africa".
1. Announcement into BLACK AFRICA
[Part 1, soprano section] 18:26
2. BLACK AFRICA
[Part 2, piano & flute section] 19:43
3. BLACK AFRICA
[Part 3, flute & tenor section featuring Don Pullen] 19:53
4. BLACK AFRICA
All compositions by Sam Rivers
SAM RIVERS, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute, piano & voice
DON PULLEN, piano (on 3 only)
JOE DALEY, tuba & euphonium
SIDNEY SMART, drums & percussion
Umbria Jazz Festival, Villalago, Italy, July 24, 1976.