Various Artists: Celestial Blues: Cosmic, Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 to 1974
Celestial Blues - Gary Bartz NTU Troop; Fire - Joe Henderson & Alice Coltrane; Warriors Of Peace - Azar Lawrence; Brown Eyes - Charles Earland; The Free Slave - Roy Brooks; The Alomoravid - Joe Chambers; Let Us Go (To Higher Heights) - Carlos Garnett; Let It Take Your Mind - Bayeté Umbra Zindiko; Josie Black - Hampton Hawes; Aftermath (Edited version) - Oliver Nelson.
#1: Gary Bartz: alto saxophone, piano; Andy Bey: vocal; Hugh Lawson: piano; Ron Carter: bass; Harald White: drums; Nat Bettis: percussion. #2: Joe Henderson: tenor saxophone; Alice Coltrane: piano, harp, tamboura, harmonium; Michael White: violin; Charlie Haden: bass; Kenneth Nash: congas, North African sakara, drums, Chinese, African, Indian bells, gongs, percussion; Ndugu: drums. #3: Azar Lawrence: tenor & soprano saxophone; Black Arthur: alto saxophone; Joe Bonner: piano; John Heard.: bass; Mtume: congas, percussion); Ndugu: drums. #4: Charles Earland: organ, Moog, ARP Synthesizer; Freddie Hubbard: trumpet, flugelhorn; Eddie Henderson: trumpet; Dave Hubbard: alto flute, soprano & tenor saxophone; Joe Henderson: tenor saxophone; Dr Patrick Gleeson: ARP and Moog synthesizers; Mark Elf: guitar; Eddie Arkin: guitar; Harvey Mason: drums; Larry Killian: percussion. #5: Roy Brooks: drums; Woody Shaw: trumpet; Hugh Lawson: piano; George Coleman: tenor saxophone; Cecil McBee: bass. #6: Joe Chambers: drums; Cedar Walton: piano; Richard Davis: Fender Bass; Omar Clay: marimba, percussion; David Friedman: marimba, percussion; Ray Mantilla: congas, percussion. #7: Carlos Garnett: reeds, vocals; Ayodele Jenkins: vocals; Hubert Eaves: keyboards; Anthony Jackson: bass; Reggie Lucas: guitar; Howard King: drums; Charles Pulliam: congas; Neil Clarke: percussion. #8: Bayeté Umbra Zindiko: piano, electric piano, clavinet, vocals; Mguanda: soprano saxophone, flute, vocals, percussion; Mulobo: trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals; Hoza Phillips: electric bass, vocals; Agusta Lee Collins: drums, percussion.#9:Hampton Hawes: Fender Rhodes electric piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond B-1 Organ, ARP synthesizer; Harold Land: tenor saxophone, Oscar Brashear: trumpet; Arthur Adams: guitar; Chuck Rainey: bass guitar; Ndugu: drums. #10: Big band arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson, featuring tenor saxophone solos from John Klemmer and John Gross.
Title: Celestial Blues: Cosmic, Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 to 1974 | Year Released: 2016 | Record Label: BGP