Various Artists

Night Flight to Dakar + Xanadu in Africa (906075)

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1980

Night Flight to Dakar + Xanadu in Africa

Various Artists

Xanadu

8435395500323

XND 145747

906075

JAZZ

2

Night Flight to Dakar + Xanadu in Africa

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CD 8,25 €

2-CD SET

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

2-CD set compiling two albums that resulted from a late-70s tour of West Africa coordinated by the U.S. State Department that included Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell, Frank Butler, Leroy Vinnegar, and Dolo Coker.

PERSONNEL:

  • Al Cohn - tenor sax
  • Billy Mitchell - tenor sax
  • Dolo Coker - piano
  • Leroy Vinnegar - bass
  • Frank Butler - drums

TRACKS:

  • CD 1: NIGHT FLIGHT TO DAKAR
  • 01. Night Flight To Dakar
  • 02. Don't Let The Sun Catch Crying
  • 03. Blues Up And Down
  • 04. Sweet Senegelese Brown
  • 05. The King*
  • Recorded at the Theatre Nationale Daniel Sorrano in Dakar, Senegal, March 19, 1980 except * recorded at Club Taski, Les Almadies, Dakar, Senegal March 14, 1980
  • CD 2: XANADU IN AFRICA
  • 01. All or Nothing At All
  • 02. Robbins Nest
  • 03. I Surrender Dear
  • 04. Blues In The Closet
  • 05. Easy Living
  • Recorded at Club Taski, Les Almadies, Dakar, Senegal March 14, 1980