Soul Jazz Records are releasing this second release of deep spiritual jazz by Steve Reid and The Master Brotherhood, entitled >Rhythmatism<. Steve Reid is a true pioneer of US left-field deep jazz. This release, originally released in 1976, is one of four albums Steve Reid recorded on his own tiny Mustevic record label in the 1970s and has a defining sound. This release follows on from the earlier Steve Reid album, Nova, also released on Soul Jazz Records. Steve Reid is steeped in musical history. He played in Sun Ra s Arkestra, was a Motown session drummer and backed James Brown at the Apollo! He was imprisoned during the Vietnam war as a conscientious objector and lived in Africa in the early 1970s. Steve Reid has also worked with Freddie Hubbard, Gary Bartz, Ornette Coleman, Lester Bowie, Fela Kuti, Leon Thomas, Miles Davis and many more. There were only 1000 copies of this record pressed when it was originally released in 1974 and it has been a collectors? album ever since. Soul Jazz Records are releasing this record for the first time ever in the UK.