Healers as teachers

Green Ankh Works

Recorded December 11, 1969 and first released in 1970, the album was later reissued with different titles (“Baraka”, “The Jazz Masters”) as by Don Cherry or Herbie Hancock (or both). Ed Blackwell – Percussion, Bells Don Cherry “Msafari” – Trumpet Herbie Hancock “Mwandisi” – Piano Albert Heath “Kuumba-Toudie” – Drums Jimmy Heath “Tayari” – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone James Mtume – Congas, Voice Buster Williams “Mchezaji” – Bass Recorded in 1969 and first released in 1970, “Kawaida” is an interesting and problematic recording – first credited to Albert Heath (or at the time Kuumba Toudie Heath), it was later reissued with different titles (“Baraka”, “The Jazz Masters”) as by Don Cherry or Herbie Hancock (or both). In fact, this album was the concept of James Mtume (Mtume wrote four of the five tunes (Baraka, Kamili, Maulana, and Kawaida), with Albert Heath contributing the one (Dunia)), in spreading the teachings of…

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