Trumpeter Gonzalez's band with sons, bassist Aaron Gonzalez and drummer Stefan Gonzalez, joined by saxophonist Tim Green and legendary UK/South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo.
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Catalog ID: aylCD-117
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Packaging: Cardstock Gatefold Sleeve
Recorded February 9,10, and 13 by Dennis Gonzalez in Dallas and new Orleans.
Dennis Gonzalez-C trumpet, Bb cornet, gongs, sleigh bells, shakers, pao de chuva, goat hooves,
Louis Moholo-Moholo-drums, voice,
Stephan Gonzalez-vibraphone, drums, congas, balafon, djembe, roto-toms, temple bells, gongs, school bell, splash cymbals,
Tim Green, tenor saxophone, tambourine
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"Louis Tebogo Moholo (born 10 March 1940), is a South African jazz drummer.
Born in Cape Town, Moholo formed The Blue Notes with Chris McGregor, Johnny Dyani, Nikele Moyake, Mongezi Feza and Dudu Pukwana, and emigrated to Europe with them in 1964, eventually settling in London, where he formed part of a South African exile community that made an important contribution to British jazz. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Breath, a big band comprising several South African exiles and leading musicians of the British free jazz scene in the 1970s and is the founder of Viva la Black and The Dedication Orchestra. His first album under his own name, Spirits Rejoice on Ogun Records, is considered a classic example of the combination of British and South African players. In the early 1970s, Moholo was also a member of the afro-rock band Assagai.
He has played with many musicians, including Derek Bailey, Steve Lacy, Evan Parker, Enrico Rava, Roswell Rudd, Irène Schweizer, Cecil Taylor, John Tchicai, Archie Shepp, Peter Brötzmann, Mike Osborne, Keith Tippett, Elton Dean and Harry Miller.
Moholo returned to South Africa in September 2005, performing with George Lewis at the UNYAZI Festival of Electronic Music in Johannesburg. He now goes under the name Louis Moholo-Moholo because the name is more ethnically authentic. South African promoter Slow Life in March 2017 at the Olympia Bakery in Kalk Bay, Cape Town produced a show where Louis performed along with Mark Fransman, Reza Khota, Keenan Ahrends and Brydon Bolton."-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Moholo)
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1. Document for Walt Dickerson 7:22
2. Interlude: A Desert Hidden in the Waves 5:21
3. Tag 6:53
4. Interlude: Gecka 4:32
5. Cape of Storms I 6:09
6. Interlude: Internal Dialogue, Eternal Pulse 5:37
7. Tranquilidad Alborotadora I 6:36
8. Cape of Storms II 12:03
9. Tranquilidad Alborotadora II 8:05
10. Snakehandler 8:03
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"Dennis had just finished mixing the music on Cape of Storms when he sent me the tapes. A couple of emails later, it was decided that this should be out as soon as possible. The trio of Dennis and sons Aaron and Stefan sounds better than ever and the meeting with legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo is a special treat. Long-time collaborator Tim Green joins in and here we go for a rewarding hour of stellar performances by this augmented Yells at Eels. Enjoy!"-Ayler
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