A previously unreleased recording documenting a one-off collaboration between members of The Blue Notes and tenor sax giant The Reverend Frank Wright, recorded in Holland, 1979.
Catalog ID: OGCD035
Squidco Product Code: 14026
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded live at Jazzclub De Markt, Eindhoven, Holland on June 22nd, 1979 by Rob Sotemann.
Louis Moholo-Moholo-drums, voice
Dudu Pukwana-alto saxophone
Johnny Dyani-double bass, piano, voice
Frank Wright-tenor saxophone, double bass, voice
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"Ogun is extremely proud to present a previously unreleased recording documenting a one-off collaboration between members of The Blue Notes and tenor sax giant The Reverend Frank Wright. Recorded live in Eindhoven, Holland on what was meant to be the opening night of The Blue Notes' Dutch tour in 1979, the collaboration was spawned by the unavoidable absence of pianist Chris McGregor and prompted by Louis Moholo-Moholo's experience of playing alongside Frank in Peter Brotzmann's Alarm.
The tour of Holland proved prolific for The Blue Notes - another Dutch date is set for future release on Ogun - but this meeting of musical titans could not be left in the vaults. Great empathetic performances and an engrossing listen."-Ogun
Moholo-Moholo / Pukwana / Dyani / Wright
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