Ambiance’s 1982 spiritual jazz album Into A New Journey reissued on vinyl





Featuring a reinterpretation of Joe Henderson’s ‘Black Narcissus’.

BBE is reissuing Ambiance’s 1982 album, Into A New Journey , on vinyl this September.

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Jazz collective Ambiance – helmed by multi-instrumentalist, producer, and photographer Daoud Abubakar Balewa – were active between 1979 and 1986, incorporating genres ranging from spiritual jazz to electro-funk.

Into A New Journey was originally released on Da Mon Records, and features readings of Joe Henderson’s ‘Black Narcissus’ and Chick Correa’s jazz-fusion tune ‘500 Miles High’.

BBE are also reissuing Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Brothers’ 1980s Igbo highlife LP, Ozobia Special, this March.

Head here for more info in advance of Into A New Journey’s 18th September release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.


1. The Arrival
2. The Black Narcissus
3. Something Better
4. Into a New Journey
5. Eastwind
6. 500 Miles High
7. Windows