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ADOLF AHANOTU

  • 01. Sensation
    02. Tropical Moonlight
    03. Ijere
    04. Cupid
    05. Litany Of Freedom
    06. Happy Nigeria
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    ADOLF AHANOTU

    Sensation

    (PMG)
    [engl] At a time when bandleaders in Nigeria used titles as an affectation, Dr. Adolf Ahanotu was the real deal. He had a PhD in music compilation and Master’s degrees in education and communication. He also played a mean tenor sax, an instrument he mastered touring Owerri with the Mirabels. Ahanotu’s scholarly background is apparent in the impeccable arrangements and the way each track is labelled with its musical type. The banging opening track, ‘Sensation’ is disco, notes the helpful doctor. The legendary ‘Ijere’ is to be considered Remire or Afro Jazz. ‘Litany of Freedom’ is reggae, ‘Cupid’ is rock and ‘Tropical Moonlight’ classified as the blues. The mandatory ode to the nation, ‘Happy Nigeria’, is labelled as calypso. But these are not dry, scholarly pieces. ‘Sensation’ reeks of dance floor freakiness not the hallowed halls of academia. And listen to the pitch bend craziness on ‘Injere’. Sure, Dr. Ahanotu had studied the rules. But he wasn’t afraid to break them. From the freaked-out opening seconds of the title track you are left in no doubt: The doctor is in the house. Mastered and produced by Goddy Oku. - Peter Moore
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    20,00 EUR
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    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    14,00 EUR
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