Monday, April 30, 2018

Hal Singer & Jef Gilson - Soul Of Africa (SUPER-SONIC JAZZ RECORDS 2018)

Mega rare great jazz recording of the legendary US saxophonist Hal Singer and French pianist Jef Gilson from 1974, originaly released on the French Le Chant Du Monde Label. The birth act of the Afro-/Jazz-Parisian scene that fascinated so many musicians and music fans throughout the 70s and 80s.Fantasic modal soul jazz masterpiece, a pure beauty from start to end...

1. Chant Inca 08:42
2. Mother Africa 06:55
3. The High Life 03:59
4. Libertarian 05:29
5. Garvey's Strut 06:08

Hal Singer (tenor sax)
Jef Gilson (piano)
Bernard Lubat (vibes, piano)
Jacky Samson (bass)
and the "Malagasy Rhythm" (consisting of Frank Raholison (drums)
Del Rabenja & Gerard Rakotoarivony (percusssion)