SLAMCD 213 Urban ritual


Ntshuks Bonga's Tshisa!

Ntshuks Bonga, alto saxophone, clarinet, vocals; Marcio Mattos, cello, bass; Ken Hyder, drums, percussion, vocals.

  1. Burning myths (08.00)
  2. City escapes (11.16)
  3. Ancient whispers [for Choichun Leung] (06.24)
  4. The urban precipice (05.59)
  5. Ritual reality (07.49)
  6. Rites of speech (04.21)
  7. Mzangwa, Mzangwa [for Dudu Pukwana] (13.18)
  8. Song unsung (06.15)
  9. Before the snow (05.58)
Mzangwa, Mzangwa recorded 30 September 1994 in London; all other tracks recorded 15 December 1994 in London.

Front cover photograph (reproduced above) by Freddy Sanjar.


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