Pharoah Sanders - Africa

 (Numbered Limited Edition on Clear Vinyl)


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180 Gram Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP

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180 Gram Vinyl Record
featuring John Hicks, Curtis Lundy & Idris Muhammed


180-gram double LP

Part of the Timeless Records' 45th Anniversary Jazz Series

Classic jazz album featuring John Hicks, Curtis Lundy and Idris Muhammad

Includes the original album plus bonus tracks "Heart To Heart" and "Duo"

Jacket notes by Kevin Whitehead

Includes insert with upcoming jazz titles

Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl

Jacket printed on heavy cardboard with linnen laminate finish

45th Anniversary Jazz Series sticker affixed on plastic sleeve

Renowned agent and jazz pioneer Wim Wigt founded Timeless Records in 1975. This Dutch record label has specialized in bebop, although it also did a sub-series of releases of Dixieland, Swing and Classical recordings. As of today, Timeless Records has, together with its three sub-labels, released more than 900 albums. Notable releases include Dizzy Gillespie Meets Phil Woods Quintet, McCoy Tyner's Bon Voyage, Lou Donaldson's Forgotten Man, Eastern Rebellion and albums by the George Adams-Don Pullen Quartet, Chet Baker, Bill Evans, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and many more.

To celebrate the legacy of Wim Wigt's Timeless Records, Music On Vinyl is releasing a 45th anniversary jazz series. The series features albums that are part of the Timeless Records legacy and will be released throughout 2021/2022. To kick off this series, Pharoah Sanders' Africa is released on November 19, 2021.

Pharoah Sanders possesses one of the most distinctive tenor saxophone sounds in jazz, which has earned him royal status among free jazz players, critics and collectors. Harmonically rich and heavy with overtones, his sound can be as raw and abrasive as it is possible for a saxophonist to produce. His 1987 album Africa is soulful but also searching for a strong groove at the same time. The album is recorded with John Hicks, Curtis Lundy and Idris Muhammad and was an explicit tribute to his late mentor John Coltrane, another giant of jazz.

Africa by Pharoah Sanders is available now as a limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies on transparent vinyl. The album includes an insert with upcoming titles from the Timeless Records 45th Anniversary Jazz series. The back of the jacket includes liner notes by Kevin Whitehead.


Side A
1. You’ve Got To Have Freedom
2. Naima

Side B
1. Origin
2. Speak Low

Side C
1. After The Morning
2. Africa

Side D
1. Heart To Heart
2. Duo

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