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.