Jef Gilson

La Marche Dans Le Desert W/Sahib Shihab (FFL065)

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La Marche Dans Le Desert W/Sahib Shihab

Jef Gilson



LPS 162501




LP 18,17 €

First ever vinyl reissue of this French free jazz nugget from Sahib Shihab & Jef Gilson Unit Remastered from the master tapes * Paris, February 1972. A few months after having released Le Massacre du Printemps, Jef Gilson was back behind his keyboards for a completely different experience. Heading up his Unit, he was joined by Sahib Shihab, ex- partner to Gillespie, Monk and Coltrane, for a brief stroll in the desert. For three-quarters of an hour, the caravan passes by, evoking, one after the other, Pharoah Sanders and Alice Coltrane, Pierre Henry and Karlheinz Stockhausen... Oh yes, and one other thing, we forgot to mention that Shihab’s saxophone is... amplified.


  • Sahib Shihab - baritone sax
  • Jef Gilson - electric piano
  • Bruno Di Gioa - flute, balafon
  • Jef Catoire - bass
  • Pierre Moret - organ
  • Jean-Claude Pourtier - drums

Recorded on February 15, 1972, at the Montorgueil 46 residence in Paris.


  • SIDE A
  • 01. Mirage I ..... 21:01
  • SIDE B
  • 01. La Marche Dans Le Désert "Orcha Damidbar" .... 1:05
  • 02. Les Touches Noires.... 2:15
  • 03. Mirage II.... 19:20