August 14, 2017
Saxy afro-funk from the Soul Makossa musician.
Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango’s 1985 LP Electric Africa is being re-released on vinyl this autumn by Tidal Waves Music.
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Recorded in Paris in 1985, the 4-track album saw Dibango collaborating with pianist Herbie Hancock, Parliament Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell and Malian kora player More Kante amongst others.
The result is electrified jazz of the highest order fusing with playful afro-funk, particularly on opener ‘Pata Piya’.
Limited to 500 copies worldwide, the reissue includes original album artwork and obi strip.
Pre-order a copy here ahead of its 22nd September 2017 release and listen to track ‘Pata Piya’ below.