back available as a limited vinyl edition (500 only) for the first time since 1985. featuring key players like bernie worrell, bill laswell, mory kanté and herbie hancock ! manu dibango needs little introduction, born in cameroon in 1933, manu developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional cameroonian music. he’s definitely among the best known african artists outside of africa. collaborations were numerous and include top acts like fela kuti, herbie hancock, bill laswell, sly & robbie, don cherry and bernie worrell. in addition to selling hundreds of thousands of copies of the albums he recorded, he played such huge venues as yankee stadium and madison square garden.
stone alliances eponymous debut album hits hard like a sonic hurricane, this landmark album is a rebellious effort and a must hear for 70s jazz fans. officially licensed from pm records and featuring the original artwork created by anne maria schnider. now back available as a deluxe limited vinyl edition (1000 copies) for the first time since 1976.tidal waves music presents the reissue of this long out of print jazz/funk classic originally released on pm records in 1976. featuring an all-star line up comprised out of steve grossman (best known for his saxophone performances & recordings with miles davis), gene perla (nina simone) & percussionist don alias (jaco pastorius big band, blue note). included is a hip rendering of stevie wonders creepin & the albums best-known song sweetie pie (mentioned in the track root down by the beastie boys & sampled by rap-outfits like original flavor, leaders of the new school amongst others).
tidal waves music presents the re-issue for nina simones a very rare evening. originally released on pm records in 1979, featuring weldon irvine on organ, don allias on drums and jazz legend gene perla on bass. included on these european sessions from 1969 youll find nina classics & rare versions of recordings written by aretha franklin, barry gibb, randy newman & pete seeger. one of the most sought after nina simone albums is now back available as a deluxe limited vinyl edition for the first time since 1979. produced by gene perla, officially licensed from pm records & featuring the original artwork created by a.m. schnider.