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Ray Stephen Oche

Interpretation Of The Original Rhythm (LP)

Label: Favorite Recordings

Format: LP

Genre: Jazz

Out of stock

 **Super reissue of this classic Afro-Jazz gem by Ray Stephen Oche. Recorded in Paris. LP 180g with printed innersleeve** Ray Stephen Oche is a singer, drummer, flutist and mainly trumpet player from Nigeria. From the late 50s he spent time in Ghana, meeting famous drummer Guy Warren « who is supposed to have deliver him the secret of the authentic african rythms », toured in Sierra Leone with « Outer Space » band, went to Senegal and Gambia.

Matumbo, name of his band on this record means in Angolese language, « gifted with various talents ». This LP has been recorded in Paris with musicians from Congo, Togo, Guinea, Gambia, but also Brazil and « french » West Indies. The whole album is roots and groovy afrojazz, full of percussions and african singing (in Idoma language).

Even though this record is very hard-to-find, it shouldn?t stop it from being very high on everybody's wishlist. Enjoy!

Cat. number: FVR061
Year: 2011

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