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Artist: Thomas, Leon
Title: Spirits Known And Unknown
Format: LP 180 Gram Vinyl
Label: PURE PLEASURE RECORDS
Catalog Number:115
Barcode:5060149623077 itemnumber=1000124381
Price: Pre-Order  $44.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 1/17/2020
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Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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Leon Thomas' debut solo recording after his tenure with Pharoah Sanders is a fine one. Teaming with a cast of musicians that includes bassist Cecil McBee, flutist James Spaulding, Roy Haynes, Lonnie Liston Smith, Richard Davis, and Sanders (listed here as "Little Rock"), etc. Thomas' patented yodel is in fine shape here, displayed alongside his singular lyric style and scat singing trademark. Ultimately, this is among Thomas' finest moments on vinyl, proving his versatility and accessibility to an audience who, for too long already, had associated him too closely with the avant-garde and free jazz. Thom Jurek/AMG. Re-mastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London

Track Listing
Side A:

 1. 
The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace)

 2. 
One

 3. 
Echoes

 4. 
Song For My Father


Side B:

 1. 
Damn Nam (Ain't Goin' To Vietnam)

 2. 
Malcolm's Gone

 3. 
Let The Rain Fall On Me

Performers on this Album
Vocals, Percussion – Leon Thomas
Alto Saxophone & flute – James Spaulding
Bass – Cecil McBee, Richard Davis
Drums – Roy Haynes
Piano – Lonnie Liston Smith
Saxophone – Pharoah Sanders
Bongos – Richard Landrum

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Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 180 grams
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