Horace Tapscott

Ancestral Echoes – The Covina Sessions, 1976 (JAZZ)

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Ancestral Echoes – The Covina Sessions, 1976

Horace Tapscott

Dark Tree

3473351000130

DRJ 160828

JAZZ

1

CD 12,38 €

• DIGIPACK EDITION

• INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

Under exclusive license from the Horace Tapscott family, of this previously unpublished studio recording. In January 1976, the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra recorded at Audiotronics Recording Studio in Covina, east of Los Angeles. Musicians assumed these tapes were lost, but they survived in Horace’s archive and a copy of some tracks in that of Nimbus West. Four pieces appear on this CD: Ancestral Echoes, the Eternal Egypt Suite, Sketches of Drunken Mary and Jo Annette. It features Horace Tapscott leading the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra

PERSONNEL:

  • HORACE TAPSCOTT, conductor, pianist
  • THE PAN AFRIKAN PEOPLES ARKESTRA:
  • Aubrey Hart, Adele Sebastian (f); Jesse Sharps (ss); Michael Session (as); Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq (ts,b-cl); James Andrews, Charles Chandler (ts); Amos Delone (bs); Steven Smith (tp); Lester Robertson (tb); Wendell C. Williams (fh); Red Callender (tba); Linda Hill (p); David Bryant, Marcus McLaurine (b); Ricky Simmons, Ishmael Balaka (g); Moises Obligacion (cgs)

Recorded in Covina, CA, January 1976

TRACKS:

  • 01. Ancestral Echoes
  • 02. Sketches Of Drunken Mary
  • 03. Jo Annette
  • 04. Eternal Egypt Suite