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Sonny FortuneSerengeti Minstrel

Label:Atlantic – SD 18225
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, PR - Presswell Pressing
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Soul-Jazz, Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk, Modal

Tracklist

A1Bacchanal
Composed ByKenny Barron
Congas, BongosSammy Figueroa
DrumsJack De Johnette*
Electric BassGary King
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Kenny Barron
Flute, Alto FluteSonny Fortune
PercussionRafael Cruz*
5:42
A2The Afro-Americans
Alto Saxophone, HandclapsSonny Fortune
Composed BySonny Fortune
CongasSammy Figueroa
CornetWoody Shaw
DrumsJack De Johnette*
Electric BassGary King
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Kenny Barron
PercussionRafael Cruz*
7:26
A3There's Nothing Smart About Being Stupid
Composed BySonny Fortune
Congas, WhistleSammy Figueroa
Cuica, PercussionRafael Cruz*
DrumsJack De Johnette*
Electric BassGary King
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Kenny Barron
FlugelhornWoody Shaw
Soprano SaxophoneSonny Fortune
6:47
B1Not All Dreams Are Real
Alto Saxophone, FluteSonny Fortune
Composed BySonny Fortune
CongasSammy Figueroa
DrumsJack De Johnette*
Electric BassGary King
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Kenny Barron
PercussionRafael Cruz*
5:53
B2Never Again Is Such A Long Time
Composed BySonny Fortune
Electric GuitarJack Wilkins
FluteSonny Fortune
4:45
B3Serengeti Minstrel
Composed ByHoracee Arnold
CongasSammy Figueroa
Drums, Celesta [Celeste], Marimba [Bass], Gong, HandclapsHoracee Arnold
Electric BassGary King
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]Kenny Barron
HandclapsJack De Johnette*
PercussionRafael Cruz*
Soprano Saxophone, Piccolo Flute, Flute, Alto FluteSonny Fortune
10:53
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Credits

Notes

Recording dates:
April 6, 1977 - A1, B1
April 6 & 7, 1977 - B3
April 7, 1977 - A2, A3
April 8, 1977 - B2

Horacee Arnold plays Premier drums.

Produced [...] for VPI
Recorded at Generation Sound Studios, New York City
Mixed at the Village Recorder, Los Angeles.

Thanks to Wendi Bluth, Ken Klinger, Carla Frederick, Ricki Stein and Smoon.

Kenny Barron appears through the courtesy of TK Productions.
Woody Shaw appears through the courtesy of Muse Records.
Jack DeJohnette appears through the courtesy of ECM Records.
Jack Wilkins appears through the courtesy of Chiaroscuro Records.

℗ © 1977 Atlantic Recording Corporation. Printed in U.S.A.

℗ 1977 Atlantic
Mfg by Atlantic Recording Corp. 75 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y.

Publishing:
A1 - Wazuri Publ. Co., BMI
B3 - Nupenza Music, ASCAP
Remaining tracks - SoFor Music Co., BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): ST-A-773897-PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): ST-A-773898-PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): ST-A- 773897-B- KENDUN-b (PR)P←
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): ST-A- 773898-X-1 B KENDUN-b (PR) P

Other Versions (4)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Serengeti Minstrel (LP, Album, RI - Richmond Pressing)AtlanticSD 18225US1977
New Submission
Serengeti Minstrel (LP, Album, MO - Monarch Pressing)AtlanticSD 18225US1977
New Submission
Serengeti Minstrel (CD, Album, Reissue)Wounded Bird RecordsWOU 8225US2010
New Submission
Serengeti Minstrel (CD, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered)AtlanticWPCR-27370Japan2013

Reviews

  • ejector's avatar
    ejector
    Great cheap-o record. Textured, pulsating, spiritual grooves on here. All about the line up, Kenny Barron and Jack DeJohnette. Waves of Dreams from the previous year may be better but they have different vibes. Don't overlook!

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