T.P Orchestre Poly Rhythmo De Cotonou: Rep Pop Du Benin

Unité Africaine

£21.99
  • T.P Orchestre Poly Rhythmo De Cotonou ~ Rep Pop Du Benin - Unité Africaine
12th February 2021 / LP / Acid Jazz
     

T.P Orchestre Poly Rhythmo De Cotonou: Rep Pop Du Benin

Unité Africaine

£21.99

2 Long-form pieces full of African, Latin and psychedelic jazz flavours. It's worth noting that the original 1970s copies are incredibly difficult to find in playable condition.

This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 12th February 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.
Two monumental full-side tracks from a pair of late 70s Orchestre Poly-Rythmo albums, Unité Africane isn’t exactly a compilation, more a combination of the standouts at a time when the band was at the peak of its powers.

Originally released in 1977, the title track is an infectious Afro-Latin workout that is interwoven with driving horn stabs by master trumpet player Tidiani Kone. Unité Africaine was recorded over the Nigerian border at the state-of-the-art EMI Studios in Lagos, yielding majestic sonic results.

Mede Ma Gnin Messe is taken from the 1978 Special 30 Novembre, and this time Poly-Rythmo wore their Afro-funk hat to deliver almost sixteen minutes of dancefloor fire. Propelled by Poly-Rythmo’s super-tight beats and underpinned by a relentless keyboard refrain, the magic is the stellar horn parts that take this track to another level.
Format /LP
Released /12th February 2021
Catalogue / AJXLP552
Barcode / 676499055267
Label /Acid Jazz
Genre / World
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