Golden Years of New Jazz GY 9/10 The African tapes


Famoudou Don Moye/John Tchicai/Hartmut Geerken

Hartmut Geerken, percussion, voice, whistels, bells, etc.; John Tchicai, tenor saxophone, kettle drums, percussion, voice; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion, voice.

    GY 9:
  1. Mobimbirutile (07.25)
  2. Angklung okro (06.24)
  3. Do you go to Bago? (08.00)
  4. Backe backe kuchen (02.57)
  5. Akarakuru (09.53)
  6. Ghosts (04.48)
  7. Post-Ramadan exhausters (10.45)
  8. Kamsar (07.09)
  9. Yabom Kamara (09.24)
  10. Mohawk (01.45)
    GY 10:
  1. Bo oh bo (15.16)
  2. The rainbow's over (06.43)
  3. Conakry overtones (02.34)
  4. Go down Moses (03.31)
  5. Xongly plus monro (12.50)
  6. Reveiller le Belleville (08.58)
  7. Pink pepper (04.28)
  8. Panjebo-ta (04.18)
  9. Mothers (07.27)
  10. Please come to the stage (02.24)
Recorded live in West Africa, April 1985.

Design (reproduced above) by Lora Denis; photograph by Agis Kelpekis.

Originally released on LP on the Praxis label; this CD issue containes 8 bonus tracks.


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