Live at Willisau [CD Reissue]

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath was a small big band (three trumpets, two trombones, three reeds, and three rhythm) that combined freely improvised solos with African-influenced folk melodies. This live CD, released for the first time in 1994, features such soloists as tenor saxophonist Evan Parker, trumpeter Harry Beckett, trombonist Radu Malfatti (who is somewhat bizarre on "Kongi's Theme") and such Blue Notes as pianist McGregor, altoist Dudu Pukwana, trumpeter Mongezi Feza, and drummer Louis Moholo. This is intriguing music that should have been more extensively documented. Adventurous listeners can be grateful that at least ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath was a small big band (three trumpets, two trombones, three reeds, and three rhythm) that combined freely improvised solos with African-influenced folk melodies. This live CD, released for the first time in 1994, features such soloists as tenor saxophonist Evan Parker, trumpeter Harry Beckett, trombonist Radu Malfatti (who is somewhat bizarre on "Kongi's Theme") and such Blue Notes as pianist McGregor, altoist Dudu Pukwana, trumpeter Mongezi Feza, and drummer Louis Moholo. This is intriguing music that should have been more extensively documented. Adventurous listeners can be grateful that at least this document and a few others exist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/5/2011
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 5020675570122
  • Catalog Number: 932088
  • Sales rank: 156,741

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Do It (11:09)
  2. 2 Restless (2:41)
  3. 3 Camel Dance (7:13)
  4. 4 Davashe's Dream (7:46)
  5. 5 Kongi's Theme (6:41)
  6. 6 Tunji's Song (6:51)
  7. 7 Ismite Is Might (4:28)
  8. 8 The Serpent's Kindly Eye (8:25)
  9. 9 Andromeda (3:58)
  10. 10 Union Special (0:57)
  11. 11 Funky Boots (5:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chris McGregor & the Brotherhood of Breath Primary Artist
Chris McGregor Indexed Contributor, Piano, Leader
Dudu Pukwana Alto, Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Harry Miller Bass, Double Bass
Louis Moholo Drums
Evan Parker Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Gary Windo Tenor Saxophone
Harry Beckett Trumpet, Soloist
Marc Charig Trumpet, Soloist
Mongezi Feza Trumpet, Soloist
Radu Malfatti Trombone, Soloist
Nick Evans Trombone, Soloist
Technical Credits
Valerie Wilmer Sleeve Notes
Dave Bernez Mastering
Niklaus Troxler Cover Design
Keith Beal Remixing
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