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Blue Moses (remastered edition)

CD (Item 576509) CTI, 1972 — Condition: New Copy
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Beautiful work from Randy Weston – and a unique electric session from the 70s! The feel is very different here than the angular modernism of Randy's roots – a warmer, more flowing sound – as you'd expect from the CTI label, and from Randy's use of electric piano as well as acoustic. The group is largeish, with key players who include Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter, Hubert Laws, and Grover Washington Jr – and although there's a larger horn section on the record, they mostly hang back and let the main soloists do their thing. Don Sebesky arranged, and the tracks are still originals with an African-inspired approach to rhythms – but more warmly soulful overall, as is the CTI way! Titles include "Night In Medina", "Marrakesh Blues", "Ganawa (Blue Moses)" and "Ifrane". (Remastered CTI 40th Anniversary edition.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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