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A Musical Portrait Of Hamid Drake

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Centro d'Arte's "50/50" series continues! In this new installment, we present a musical portrait of Hamid Drake, simply one of the most original percussionists on the planet, whose musical vision merges the energy of free jazz with the spirituality of eastern philosophies, embracing all the musics of the world.

The mixtape features the music of this extraordinary musician, as well as a selection picked by Drake himself from some of his favorite records.

Playlist

  • Alice Coltrane "Journey in Satchidananda" from Journey in Satchidananda (Impulse!) 00:00
  • Hamid Drake & Bindu "Born Upon a Lotus " from Bindu (RogueArt) 06:23
  • Pharoah Sanders "Colors" from Karma (Impulse!) 09:25
  • Hamid Drake & Assif Tsahar "Praying Mantis" from Live at Glenn Miller Café (Ayler Records) 14:58
  • Laura Nyro "New York Tendaberry" from New York Tendaberry (Columbia) 22:57
  • Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake "Shakti Shiva" from From the River to the Ocean (Thrill Jockey) 28:27
  • Santana "Waves Within" from Caravanserai (Columbia) 34:48
  • Hamid Drake & William Parker "Pahos" from Summer Snow: Volume 2 (AUM Fidelity) 38:39
  • John McLaughlin "Peace One" from My Goal's Beyond (Douglas) 47:52
  • Hamid Drake & Bindu "Hymn of Solidarity " from Raggaeology (RogueArt) 55:02

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