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Give Us a Drink of Water by Ochion Jewell

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Album Title: Volk
Label: Self Produced
Released: 2015


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About the Album

“Give Us a Drink of Water” is the 4th track from saxophonist-composer Ochion Jewell’s second release, “Volk.” Ochion Jewell creates a border-blurring masterwork “Volk.” Born in the aftermath of a violent incident of police brutality, the album is a celebration of divergent jazz and folk music from around the globe, melded together in the unique voice of one of jazz’s most promising and inventive young artists. Featuring an the diverse band with pianist Amino Belyamani, bassist Sam Minale, drummer Qasim Naqvl, and guitarist Lionel Loueke.

Song Listing

At the End of the World, Where Lions Weep; Pathos Logos; Kun Mun Kultani Tulisi; Give Us a Drink of Water; Pass Fallow, Gallowglass; Radegast; Gnawa Blues; The Master; Oh Shenandoah; Black is the Colour (of My True Love’s Hair).


Ochion Jewell

Additional Personnel

Ochion Jewell: tenor saxophone/composer; Amino Belyamani: piano; Sam Minaie: bass; Qasim Naqvi: drums; Lionel Loueke: guitar (7, 8).


  • Volk by Alberto Bazzurro
  • Volk by Budd Kopman
  • Volk by Hrayr Attarian
  • Volk by Karl Ackermann

Date featured

September 29, 2015

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