- Dogon A.D.
Dogon A.D. Studio album by Julius Hemphill Released 1972 Genre Jazz, Avant-garde jazz Label Freedom Julius Hemphill chronology Dogon A.D.
Dogon A.D. is an album by saxophonist Julius Hemphill released on in 1972, originally on Hemphill's own Mbari Records, and later on the Freedom label in 1977. The album was recorded in St. Louis, Missouri in February 1972. One track recorded at the same recording session, "The Hard Blues," was eventually released in 1975 on Hemphill's album Coon Bid'ness.
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars stating "This historic album features four then-unknowns on three lengthy avant-garde explorations that were quite influential... This important music is better to be heard than described".
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- Side One
- "Dogon A.D." -14:30
- "Rites" - 8:07
- Side Two
- "The Painter" - 15:00
- All compositions by Julius Hemphill
- Julius Hemphill - alto sax, flute
- Baikida E.J. Carroll - trumpet
- Abdul Wadud - cello
- Philip Wilson - drums
- Oliver Sain - engineer
- Dennis Pohl - cover art for Freedom release
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