Friday, March 23, 2012

Peter King - Shango

Year : 2002/1974
Label : Strut
Genre : Soul, Afrobeat
Style : Funk/Soul

Peter King is a Nigerian musician saxophonist who combinate Afrobeat, James Brown' Funk and Jazz. His main influences was among Sonny Rollins, Gene Ammons or John Coltrane. In London, he formed with drummer Bayo Martins and trumpeter Mike Falana The African Messengers and toured across the Europe with his band Shango in the seventies. Recorded at Camden Town Studio, London. All tracks written by Peter King.

Peter King_saxophone, flute
Humphrey Okoh-Turner_alto saxophone
David Williams_bass
Paul Edoh_congas
James Menin_drums
Arthur Simon_guitar
Mike Falana_trumpet

01. Shango
02. Prisoner Of Law
03. Mr Lonely Wolf
04. Freedom Dance
05. Go Go's Feast
06. Mystery Tour
07. Now I'm A Man
08. Watusi
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