African Spirits: A Spiritual Jazz Journey Looking Back to Africa

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/10/2005
  • Label: Soul Bros Pure Jazz
  • EAN: 5013993672227
  • Catalog Number: 22


Disc 1
  1. 1 Our Roots Began in Africa - Pharoah Sanders (10:21)
  2. 2 The Almoravid - Joe Chambers (7:55)
  3. 3 Africa - Sathima Bea Benjamin (8:06)
  4. 4 Song for Mozambique - Archie Shepp (8:11)
  5. 5 Days Gone By (Egyptology) - Moe Koffman (5:07)
  6. 6 Banks of the Nile - Carlos Garnett (4:12)
  7. 7 Desert Fairy Princess @@Adele Sebastian (9:00)
  8. 8 Afro Blue @@J. Life (5:24)
  9. 9 Mrafu - Nate Morgan (7:41)
  10. 10 Children - Haki R. Madhubuti (11:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mtume Conga
Geri Allen Piano
Sathima Bea Benjamin Vocals
Ed Bickert Guitar
Dave Burrell Piano
Richard Davis Electric Bass
Carlos Garnett Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Beaver Harris Tambourine, Vocals
Billy Hart Drums
Archie Shepp Soprano Saxophone, Vocals
Cedar Walton Piano
Carlos Ward Flute, Saxophone
Onaje Allan Gumbs Piano
Moe Koffman Flute
Ray Mantilla Percussion, Conga
Charles Sullivan Trumpet
Adele Armin Violin
Paul Armin Viola
Richard Armin Cello
Andy Benac Violin
Dee Dee Bridgewater Vocals
Cameron Brown Bass
Terrance Chornowol Violin
Omar Clay Percussion, Marimbas
Norman Connors Drums
Aiyb Dieng Conga, Gong, Vocals, Bells, Chatan
Hamid Drake Drums, Tabla, Vocals, Frame Drum
Bunny Foy Vocals
Guilherme Franco Percussion
Charles "Majeed" Greenlee Vocals
Samuel Hersenhoren Violin
Richard Homme Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
Carole Marshall Cello
Barbara McDougall Violin
Roberto Miguel Miranda Bass
Charnett Moffett Acoustic Bass
Marty Morell Percussion, Drums
Nate Morgan Piano
Steve Neil Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
Victoria Richard Violin
Bill Richards Violin
Pharoah Sanders Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals, Bells, Bowls
Clarence Seay Bass
Mauricio Smith Flute
Rafi Taha Vocals
Buster Williams Bass
Jeff Littleton Bass
Darren Taylor Double Bass
Don Thompson Quartet Keyboards, String Bass
Bobby West Piano
Robert Mitchell Piano
Dominic Kanza Guitar
Andy McCormack Piano
William Henderson Piano, Electric Piano, Vocals
Fritz Wise Drums
Jason Yarde Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Julie Dexter Vocals
Daniel Crosby Drums
Technical Credits
Joe Chambers Composer
Carlos Garnett Composer, Producer
Bill Laswell Producer
Archie Shepp Poetry
Don Thompson Composer
Moe Koffman Producer
Oscar Brown Jr. Composer
Joe Fields Producer
Abdullah Ibrahim Producer
Semenya McCord Composer
Nate Morgan Composer
Giacomo Pellicciotti Producer
Pharoah Sanders Composer
Mongo SantamarĂ­a Composer
Don Schlitten Producer
Jesse Sharps Composer
Don Thompson Quartet Producer, String Arrangements
Jason Yarde Producer
Tom Albach Producer
Laurence Prangell Liner Notes
Jason Stirland Illustrations, Cover Art
Haki R. Madhubuti Composer
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