Conjure - Music For The Texts Of Ismael Reed (CD)
Release Date: 04/07/09
All star Blues/R&B/Jazz/Latin band celebrating the work of African American genius writer/griot poet, Ishmael Reed.
COMPOSITIONS WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY TAJ MAHAL, ALLEN TOUSSAINT, DAVID MURRAY, STEVE SWALLOW, CARLA BLEY, LESTER BOWIE, KIP HANRAHAN, CARMAN MOORE, OLU DARA, JAMAALADEEN TACUMA, PUNTILLA, MILTON CARDONA, KENNY KIRKLAND, EJAYE TRACEY, DON JAY, JEAN-PAUL BOURELLY, BILLY HART, FRISNER AUGUSTIN, OLUFEMI CLAUDETTE MITCHELL, ROBERT JASON, MOLLY FARLEY, BRENDA NORTON, ELYSEE PYRONNEAU, ANDY GONZALEZ, PETER SCHERER, SAL CUEVAS, ARTO LINDSAY Ishmael Reed has long been one of the baddest wordsliners in the land!... Combine some motor booty lyrics with fine music from the likes of Allen Toussaint, Lester Bowie and Carla Bley and you have something special. Hanrahan's Desire develops an Edge is still one of the most special international style records ever, and Conjure compares well to that classic set.' One of the top 10 albums of the year.
|Label: AMERICAN CLAVE|
|Run Time: 48 mins|