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Thembi
1971

Tracklist
 

1. Astral Traveling
(L. Smith)
2. Red, Black & Green
(P. Sanders)
3. Thembi
(P. Sanders)
4. Love
(Cecil McBee)
5. Morning Prayer
(P. Sanders, L. Smith)
6. Bailophone Dance
(P. Sanders)


Personnel (in alphabetical order)

Nat Bettis - African percussion
Chief Bey - African percussion
James Bey - drums, percussion
Roy Haynes - drums
Clifford Jarvis - drums, maracas, bells,
percussion
James Jordan - ring cymbal
Cecil McBee - bass, bird effects, finger cymbal, percussion
Pharoah Sanders - tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto flute, koto, brass bells, balafon, maracas, cow horn, fifes
Majid Shabazz - African percussion
Lonnie Liston Smith - piano, electric piano, claves, percussion, ring cymbal, shouts, balafon
Michael White - violin, percussion
Anthony Wiles - African percussion

 

Tracks 1-4 recorded at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA, November 25, 1970.
Tracks 5-6 recorded at the Record Plant, New York City, January 12, 1971.

Released by Impulse! Records, 1971.

Hollis King - art direction
Erick Labson - digital remastering
Philip Melnick - photography
Ed Michael - producer
Bill Szymczyk - engineer, producer
Senora Brown - graphic design
Michael Cuscuna - reissue producer
Lillian Douma - assistant engineer
Tom Flye - assistant engineer

 

 

 



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