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Kumasi – Live at Marigny Studios LP

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Label: Mystery Zone
Format: limited 180 gram vinyl LP
Cat: ZONE002
Released: 14 May 21
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

Description

Kumasi, New Orleans’ own 14-piece Afrobeat orchestra, is back with their third LP and first live record. After two private-press releases, Kumasi is presenting Live at Marigny Studios to an international audience for the first time via Hiatt dB’s New Orleans-based Mystery Zone Records. Live at Marigny Studios, features 4 original compositions: jazz-centric interpretations of Fela’s classic form that incorporate rhythms and sentiments from New Orleans and the surrounding Afro-diaspora, namely Cuba, Haiti, and Brazil. It’s a bold effort that perfectly captures the infectious mix of heavy rhythms, spontaneous, improvisatory musicianship, and inclusive, participatory style that characterize Kumasi as a group, as well as Afrobeat as a whole. Full tracks in the player.

180 gram pressing by New Orleans Record Press, full color reverse-board jacket, Ltd. 500

Tracklist:
A1 – Ochosi (9:32)
A2 – Cabilão (9:25)
B1 – Glele’s Cut Loose (7:42)
B2 – Happy Family (9:06)

Additional information

Weight 0.50 kg