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The African Beat - Art Blakey and The Afro-Drum Ensemble

Title: The African Beat
Artist(s): Drums, Timpani, Gong, Drum [Telegraph Drum] – Art Blakey
Bass – Ahmed Abdul-Malik
Bata [Bata Drum], Congas – Robert Crowder
Congas – James Ola Folami
Congas, Drum [Telegraph Drum], Gong [Double Gong] – Chief Bey

Drum [Bambara Drum], Gong [Double Gong], Drum [Log Drum], Drum [Corboro Drum] – Montego Joe
Oboe, Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Horns [Cow Horn], Kalimba [Thumb Piano] – Yusef Lateef
Shekere [Chekere], Maracas [African Maracas], Congas – Garvin Masseaux
Timpani – Curtis Fuller
Vocals, Whistle [Penny Whistle], Talking Drum – Solomon G. Ilori

Recording Info:
Producer – Alfred Lion
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
Recorded for Blue Note records at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey on January 24, 1962

1 Prayer By Solomon G. Ilori / Ife L'Ayo 6:26
2 Obirin African 3:39
3 Love, The Mystery Of 9:23
4 Ero Ti Nr'ojeje 7:35
5 Ayiko Ayiko 7:13
6 Tobi Ilu 5:58
Total Time: 40:14

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