vendredi 15 avril 2011

Bob Reid – Africa Is Calling Me (1975)

Bob Reid – Africa Is Calling Me


1-1: Africa Is Calling Me 9:00

a I Am Dwelling In This Land Of Infidels 6:15
b The Sunman (Special Adaption Poem) 4:50

2-1 A Story Of The Freedom Bell
Piano – Bob Reid
Vocals – King David 9:40

2-2 Spiritual Vibrations
Vocals – Roxianne De Montaignac 4:50

2-3 Africa Is Calling Me (II)
Composed By, Leader, Bass, Voice, Percussion [Rhythm] – Bob Reid 7:00


Bass [Deep Bass], Congas – Makan Milola
Composed By, Leader, Bass, Voice, Percussion [Rhythm] – Bob Reid
Congas, Percussion [Rhythm], Bells – Louis Armfield
Piano – Gustavo Kerestezachi
Saxophone [Alto, Sorprano] – Oliver Lake
Voice [Recitation] – Freddy Roach

This vinyl issed on 1975 is recorded live at the first presentation of a Modern Day Black Opera :
"Africa Is Calling Me", performed at the Center American for Students and Artists in Paris, France on May 25, 1974.

And, by the producer of this vinyl was inspired by this opera, and he adopted five scenes, and made this album.

Bob Reid is bassist. He played with Archie Shepp, Francois Tuesques at the begining of 1970s.

In this album, I think, players known are himself and Oliver Lake only. Others are
not known.

Spirituality filled up in this opera calling for freedom to not only black people but also for all human races expresses political atomosphere of the time this music was perforemed.

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