Johnny Dyani – Mbizo (SCCD 31163)

SCCD 31163 Mbizo / Johnny Dyani Quartet " The late Johnny Dyani was calmly visionary…More than any of the South African exiles, Dyani absorbed and assimilated a wide variety of styles and procedures …." (The Penguin Guide To JAZZ) 1. Dorkay House (Dudu Pukwana)2. House arrest (Johnny Dyani)3. Musician's musician (Johnny Dyani)4. Dedicated to Mingus […]

Pierre Dørge, New Jungle Orchestra – Brikama (SCCD 31188)

SCCD 31188 Brikama / Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra Guitarist and bandleader Pierre Dørge formed this nearly-big band, New Jungle Orchestras in 1980. The music is diverse as its members nationalities. “…Brikama is absolutely stunning, with vivid voicings and a bewildering range of instrumental characters…” (The Penguin Guide to JAZZ) 1. Monk in Africa […]

Johnny Dyani – Afrika (SCCD 31186)

SCCD 31186 Afrika / Johnny Dyani Septet The late South African bassist Johnny Dyani left a number of superb recordings on SteepleChase and this is his most ambitious project with colourful instrumentation including steel drums. 1. Blame it on the Boers (Johnny Dyani)2. Appear (Johnny Dyani)3. Pretoria three (Johnny Dyani)4. Needle children (Johnny Dyani)5. Kalahari […]