Leon Thomas

Spirits Known And Unknown (Gatefold) (FDS-115)

Spirits Known And Unknown (Gatefold) View larger

Spirits Known And Unknown (Gatefold)

Leon Thomas

Pure Pleasure

5060149623077

LPS 159425

FDS-115

JAZZ

1

LP 24,78 €

• 180 GRAM ANALOGUE VINYL

• LIMITED EDITION

• AUDIOPHILE RE-MASTERING

• GATEFOLD EDITION

Leon Thomas' debut solo recording after his tenure with Pharoah Sanders is a fine one. Teaming with a cast of musicians that includes bassist Cecil McBee, flutist James Spaulding, Roy Haynes, Lonnie Liston Smith, Richard Davis, and Sanders (listed here as "Little Rock"), etc. Thomas' patented yodel is in fine shape here, displayed alongside his singular lyric style and scat singing trademark

PERSONNEL:

  • JAMES SPAULDING, alto sax
  • PHAROAH SANDERS, tenor sax
  • LITTLE ROCK, tenor sax
  • LONNIE LISTON SMITH, piano
  • CECIL McBEE, RICHARD DAVIS, bass
  • RICHARD LANDRUM, bongos
  • ROY HAYNES, drums

New York, October 21 & 22, 1969

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • A1. The Creator Has A Master Plan
  • A2. One
  • A3. Echoes
  • A4. Song For My Father
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Damn Nam (Ain't Goin' To Vietnam)
  • B2. Malcolm's Gone
  • B3. Let The Rain Fall On Me