African Songbird

by Sathima Bea Benjamin

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  • 180g Limited Edition hand numbered 2013 gatefold edition of the classic album
    Record/Vinyl

    On vinyl for the first time since 1976 Matsuli is proud to bring you a restored, remastered and special edition of this cornerstone Afrojazz classic from Sathima Bea Benjamin, featuring Africa, Music and African Songbird

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  • Last few CD copies of Sathima's classic African Songbird
    Compact Disc (CD)

    CD with extended new liner notes

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Sathima's 1976 masterpiece, finally re-issued.

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released June 1, 2013

Originally recorded and released in 1976 on Rashid Vally's As-Shams (Sun) label.

Reissued 2013 by Matsuli Music under license from Rashid Vally and Sathima Bea Benjamin. Copyright Matsuli Music, Published by Ekapa Records.

SATHIMA BEA BENJAMIN - vocal
DOLLAR BRAND - piano
ABDULLAH IBRAHIM - piano
LOUIS SPEARS - bass
BASIL MOSES - bass
LIONEL BEUKES - bass
DOUG SYDES - drums
MONTY WEBER - drums
BILLY BROOKS - trumpet
BASIL COETZEE - tenor sax, flute

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