THE GRITNESS ACOUSTRONICS - MAHAKALI - THE MUSIC OF DON CHERRY

Artist : The Gritness Acoustronics
Title : Mahakali - the Music of Don Cherry
Catalogue Number : KOS004

Vinyl UPC: 3770014204042
CD UPC: 3770014204066
Release date : 04/10/2019
Label : Komos
Format: 12" LP & CD

Electro Funk trailblazer Gary Gritness re-imagines Don Cherry’s late 70s and early 80s experiments through a synthed-out prism, reworking the standard jazz trio format into synth, saxophone and analogue drum machine for a one-take live session featuring a guest appearance from Malian kora maestro Ballake Sissoko.

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CHEICK TIDIANE SECK - TIMBUKTU - THE MUSIC OF RANDY WESTON

Artist : Cheick Tidiane Seck
Title : Timbuktu - the Music of Randy Weston
Catalogue Number : KOS005

Vinyl UPC: 3770014204073
CD UPC: 3770014204097
Release date : 04/10/2019
Label : Komos
Format: Double 12" LP & CD

Elder statesman of Malian music Cheick Tidiane Seck sends an Afro Jazz prayer to his friend and colleague Randy Weston over a double LP, propelling his Pan-African vision into the future over a sea of soulful piano and complex percussion.

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JONATHAN JURION - LE TEMPS FOU - THE MUSIC OF MARION BROWN

Artist : Jonathan Jurion
Title : Le Temps Fou - The Music of Marion Brown
Catalogue Number : KOS006

Vinyl UPC: 3770014204103
CD UPC: 3770014204127

Release date : 13/09/2019
Label : Komos
Formats: 12" LP & CD

Guadeloupean pianist Jonathon Jurion explores the legacy of American saxophonist Marion Brown, a cult figure whose time in Paris left an indelible mark on the French Jazz scene

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PALM UNIT - DON'T BUY IVORY ANYMORE! THE MUSIC OF HENRI TEXIER

Artist : Palm Unit
Title : Don’t Buy Ivory Anymore! The Music of Henri Texier
Catalogue Number : KOS003

Vinyl UPC: 3770014204011
CD UPC: 3770014204035
Release date : 06/09/2019
Label : Komos
Format: 12" LP & CD

Lyon-based psychedelic jazz outfit Palm Unit follow up their recent tribute to Jef Gilson on the Supersonic Jazz label by highlighting the revolutionary side of French Jazz figurehead Henri Texier.

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BCUC - The Healing

Artist : BCUC
Title : The Healing
Catalogue Number : 260314

Vinyl UPC: 3341342603144
CD UPC: 3341348603513
Release date : 17/05/2019
Label : Buda
Format: 12" LP

3rd album from Soweto sensations BCUC (aka Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness) with guest appearances from Afrobeat king Femi Kuti and renowned spoken word artist Saul Williams.

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Nakara Percussions

Artist : Nakara Percussions
Title : Nakara Percussions
Catalogue Number : KOS001

Barcode: 3760281256011
Release date : 08/02/2019
Label : KOMOS
Format: 12" LP

“Hypnotic percussion tracks and organic soundscapes drawing on Africa, Asian, Indian & South American traditions, recorded deep in the French countryside in 1984.”

First-time reissue of a cult French private press rarity at the intersection of jazz, percussion and experimental sounds.

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The New Tutankhamen - I Wish You Were Mine

Artist : The New Tutankhamen
Title : I Wish You Were Mine
Catalogue Number : NNR008
Release date : 08/02/2019
Label : Nyami Nyami
Format: 12" LP

Nyami Nyami Records present a lost piece of Zimbabwean musical history: the only album from local legends the New Tutankhamen, combining Jazz, Soul, Folk and Township rhythms - available for the first time in over 40 years.

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Cheikh Tidiane Fall, Bobby Few & Jo Maka - Diom Futa

Artist : Cheikh Tidiane Fall, Bobby Few & Jo Maka
Title : Diom Futa
Catalogue Number : KOS002

Barcode: 3760281256028
Release date : 28/09/2018
Label : KOMOS
Format: 12" LP

Seminal and much sought after Afro Jazz session recorded in Paris in 1979 featuring Senegalese percussionist Cheikh Tidiane, produced by Jean-Paul Rodrigue for his cult Freelance label. 

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