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UHUHRU AFRIKA / HIGHLIFE
CD   1991   Capitol     94510
CD   1990   Roulette   7945102


Originals and other
collections:
        UHUHRU AFRIKA
        CD   2003   Mosaic     004
        LP   1976   Roulette   RE-130   2 LP set
        LP   1960   Roulette   65001
        HIGHLIFE

        CD   2003   Mosaic     004
        LP   1963   Colpix      SCP 456
 


UHUHRU AFRIKA    liner notes
| real | wm |  

recorded  1960  
Bell Sound Studios New York  USA

Randy Weston Orchestra
Randy Weston
piano
Clark Terry
trumpet, flugelhorn
Benny Bailey
trumpet
Richard Williams
trumpet
Freddie Hubbard
trumpet
Slide Hampton
trombone
Jimmy Cleveland
trombone
Quentin Jackson
trombone
Julius Watkins
french-horn
Gigi Gryce
alt sax, flute
Yusef Lateef
tenor sax, flute, oboe
Sahib Shihab
alt sax, baritone sax
Budd Johnson
tenor sax, clarinet
Jerome Richardson
baritone sax, piccolo
Cecil Payne
baritone sax
Les Spann
guitar, flute
Kenny Burrell
guitar
George Duvivier
bass
Ron Carter
bass
Max Rouch
drums, percussion
Charlie Persip
drums, percussion
Wilbert G. T. Hoggan
drums
Candido
congas

Michael Babatunde Olatunji percussion
Armando Peraza
bongos
Martha Flowers
vocal
Brock Peters
vocal
Tuntemeke Sanga
narrator

Melba Liston arrangements
Teddy Reig  producer
 

  1   Introduction
  2   Uhuru Kwansa
  (Weston)
  3   African Lady  (Weston)
  4   Bantu  (Weston)
  5   Kucheza Blues  (Weston)


HIGHLIFE           liner notes
| real | wm |  
 

recorded  April 1963 
Webster Hall  New York  USA
 

Randy Weston piano
Ray Copeland
  trumpet, flugelhorn
Aaron Bell
tuba
Quentin Jackson
trombone
Julius Watkins
french-horn
Booker Ervin
tenor sax
Budd Johnson
soprano sax, tenor sax
Peck Morrison
bass
Charlie Persip
drums
Frankie Dunlop
percussion
Archie Lee
congas
George Young
percussion

Melba Listen 
arrangements
Jack Lewis  producer

  6   Caban Bamboo Highlife  (Weston)
  7   Niger Mambo (Bobby Benson)
  8   Zulu  (Weston)
  9   In Memory of  (Weston)
10   Congolese Children  (Weston)
11   Blues to Africa  (Weston)
12   Mystery of Love (Guy Warren)


 

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