Sunny Murray

Hommage to Africa (Gatefold) (BYG 529.303)

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1969

Hommage to Africa (Gatefold)

Sunny Murray

BYG Records

BYG 529.303

LPS 109753

BYG 529.303

JAZZ

1

LP 16,51 €

GATEFOLD SLEEVE

180 GRAM VINYL

After three years as a member of Albert Ayler's band (1964-1967), avant-garde jazz drummer Sunny Murray traveled to France where he recorded for Affinity and BYG. The amazing Homage to Africa was recorded on August 15, 1969 for BYG and features Archie Shepp, Alan Silva, Grachan Moncur III, Lester Bowie, Clifford Thornton, Roscoe Mitchell, Kenneth Terroade and Jeanne Lee.

PERSONNEL:

  • ROSCOE MITCHELL, alto sax, flute
  • ALAN SILVA, bass
  • CLIFFORD THORNTON, cornet
  • SUNNY MURRAY, drums
  • DAVE BURRELL, piano
  • ARCHIE SHEEP, tenor sax (tracks: A1, A2)
  • KENNETH TERROADE, tenor sax
  • EARL FREEMAN, timpani
  • GRACHAM MONCUR III, trombone
  • LESTER BOWIE, trumpet
  • JEANNE LEE, vocals

Recorded August 15, 1969, Paris.

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1. Suns Of Africa - Part 1
  • A2. Suns Of Africa - Part 1
  • SIDE B
  • B1. R.I.P.
  • B2. Unity