Saturday, May 16, 2015

Akira Ishikawa & Count Buffalo - Uganda (Dawn Of African Rock)


Year : 1972
Label : Toshiba Records
Genre : Jazz, Rock
Style : Jazz Rock, Afrobeat

No need to introduce the best known & "Holy Grail" record of Akira Ishikawa & his progressive Jazz Rock Band, the Count Buffalos, formed in quartet featuring Takeru Muraoka, Kimio Mizutani & Larry Sunaga. "Uganda" is a kind of stage play in four acts (Wanyamana MapambazukoNa Tu Penda SanaVita & Pigmy) that could have been produced in East Africa (Swahili tongue) including Afrobeat, Progressive Rock and free forms of african rhythms. All tracks arranged & composed by Takeru Muraoka & Akira Ishikawa.

Akira Ishikawa_drums & percussion
Hideaki Chihara_bass
Kimio Mizutani_guitar
Larry Sunaga_percussion

01. Wanyamana Mapambazuko
02. Na Tu Penda Sana
03. Vita
04. Pigmy 


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