Solomon Ilori & His Afro-Drum Ensemble - Gbogbo Omo Ibilie

One of my workmates brought a copy of this into work. Was quite surprised that it was a Blue Note release but upon listening (to the last 3 tracks at least) the jazz is more evident. While the first six tracks are more African high life based the last three tracks begin to explore the astro jazz which Alice Coltrane and like would produce a number of years later. Album features Coltrane drummer Elvin Jones, Hubert Laws as well as Donald Byrd.

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