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Sunflowers 08:34
Dream Drums 08:13
Diom Futa 11:48
Black Snow 05:17


Seminal and much sought after Afro Jazz session recorded in Paris in 1979 featuring Senegalese percussionist Cheikh Tidiane, produced by Jean-Paul Rodrigue for his cult Freelance label.
The session combines Afro-centric percussion, the lyrical saxophone of Jo Maka (The Celestial Communication Orchestra) and regular Albert Ayler and Steve Lacy collaborator Bobby Few in a Parisian answer to Black Jazz and Strata East.


released October 3, 2018

Recorded at Resonances studio, Paris, in May 1979.
Engineered and mixed by Robert Prudon.
Produced by Jean-Paul Rodrigue for Free Lance, Paris.
Remastered from the original master tapes by Frank Merritt at the Carvery, London.
Cover design : Christine Rohmer.
Back cover photography : Lilyane Balle.
P and C 2018 KOMOS under exclusive licence from Jean-Paul Rodrigue. Produced for reissue by Antoine Rajon.


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Komos is a Paris-based jazz label. We provide a fresh platform for both emerging and established musicians to explore & promote new musical angles and approaches, hosting recording sessions in the historic Studio Pigalle in the 9th Arrondissement.

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