Nota Bene NBCD 001 Abo bhayi


Ntshuks Bonga's Tokolosho

Ntshuks Bonga, alto saxophone, Winston Rollins, trombone; John Grieve, tenor saxophone; Veryan Weston, piano; Julia Doyle, bass; Brian Abrahams, drums (tracks 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10); Mark Sanders, drums (tracks 1, 4, 5, 7).

  1. Amashwa (sorrows) (03.10)
  2. The journey (08.56)
  3. Nocawe (12.38)
  4. Samora, samora (06.50)
  5. Whose life (are you living and who's living yours)? (06.46)
  6. Ku le nyaka 'si limanga (this year there is no crop) (01.26)
  7. Abo bhayi I (04.10)
  8. Abo bhayi II (07.44)
  9. Abo bhayi III (09.18)
Recorded in November 1997 and November 1998.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Freddy Sanjar.


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