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Kokoroko - Kokoroko

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Format: 12", EP

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Genre:       Jazz, Funk / Soul
Style:         Afrobeat, Contemporary Jazz

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Kokoroko is a horn-led mainly-instrumental album. It's also an ensemble work, but one which includes space for uniformly compelling solos from Maurice-Grey, saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi, trombonist Richie Seivwright and guitarist Oscar Jerome. A deep-strata rhythm section is anchored by bass guitarist Mutale Chashi .

Kokoroko turns out tough, classic Afrobeat grooves on the up-tempo "Adwa" and "Uman" and also reveals a sensitive touch with ballads from beyond the standard Afrobeat paradigm. From every angle, Kokoroko is a hugely impressive debut. (All About Jazz)



Runout codes are etched. Side A runout, Variant 3, '1 ❘' mirrored.


A1. Adwa 5:56
A2. Ti-de 6:12
B1. Uman 5:12
B2. Abusey Junction 7:04


Phonographic Copyright (p) Brownswood Recordings
Copyright (c) Brownswood Recordings
Published By Copyright Control
Published By Domino Publishing
Recorded At Livingston Studios
Mastered At Metropolis Mastering
Pressed By Optimal Media GmbH

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