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Don Cherry - Mu first part / Mu second part / Orient (Double CD)
Acknowledged as one of the fathers of World music, Don Cherry is also considered one of the most important Jazz musicians of his era.
Having played with musicians as diverse as Ornette Coleman and Lou Reed, the multi-instrumentalist further developed his unique sound through his exploratory solo albums.
This deluxe 2CD set comprises two of his most adventurous albums, recorded in France for the BYG Actuel label in 1969 and 1971 respectively.
The first disc features MU (first and second parts), in which Cherry is joined by drummer Ed Blackwell.
The second disc contains the Orient album, which captures Cherry in a live trio set accompanied by the great Dutch drummer Han Bennink and the South African bassist Johnny Dyani. The album's four extended pieces reflect Cherry's passion for global culture, touching on elements of Indonesian gamelan, Indian Karnatic singing, Free Jazz and the rhythms of African and American Indian rituals.
The digibook package includes a booklet with in-depth notes and photos.
Disc One - Mu first part / Mu second part (1969):
1. Brilliant Action
3. Total Vibration
4. Sun Of The East
5. Terrestrial Beings
6. The Mysticism Of My Sound
7. Medley: Dollar Brand / Spontaneous Composing / Exert, Man On The Moon
8. Bamboo Night
9. Teo-Teo Can
10. Smiling Faces, Going Places
11. Psycho Drama
12. Medley: Theme - Albert Heath / Theme - Dollar Brand / Babyrest, Time For...
Disc Two - Orient (1971):
2. Si Ta Ra Ma
3. Eagle Eye
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