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Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath

Live at Willisau

Label: Ogun

Format: CD

Genre: Jazz

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This famous recording previously released as an LP now on CD with extra music launched the Ogun label. Recorded live at the Willisau Jazz Festival, Sept. 1974. Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath big band was exciting packed audiences throughout Europe, and needed an outlet provided by this new label, home of the South African family. The cover was designed by Niklaus Troxler with sleeve notes by Val Wilmer.

Recorded live at Willisau, Switzerland, 27 January 1973 by Roland Janz. Edited and remixed in London by Keith Beal. Tracks 1,2,5,6,7,8 previously issued on the first Ogun release in 1974. Tracks 3,4,9,10,11 added for CD release July 1994.

"This CD is released in celebration of the 20th birthdays of Ogun Records and the Willisau Festival and is dedicated to the Brothers past and present."