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Lloyd Quartet McNeill

Washington Suite

Lloyd Quartet Mcneill Washington Suite Lp W Dl
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New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album (currently £400 on Discogs for an original!), first released as a private-press album in 1970 on flautist Lloyd McNeills own Asha Record label in Washington, DC. First reissued on Soul Jazz Records Universal Sound sub-label in 2011 (long deleted) and now available newly digitally remastered on Soul Jazz Records main label. Lloyd McNeill is an African-American flautist, painter, poet, and photographer born in Washington, D.C., in 1935. His multi-disciplinary creative life led to encounters and friendships with Nina Simone, Picasso, Eric Dolphy, Nana Vasconceles and other legendary cultural figures. Lloyd McNeills hypnotic Washington Suite was originally commissioned as a piece of music for the Capital Ballet Company in Washington, DC. McNeill grew up through the era of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and his life and work is a reflection of those ideals. In the mid-1960s he moved to France where he became friends with Picasso, working with a number of émigré-jazz musicians whilst living in Paris. In the late 1960s he taught jazz and painting workshops at the New Thing Art and Architecture Center in Washington. In the 1970s he travelled throughout Brazil and West Africa studying music, and taught music anthropology in the US. This album is released as a limited-edition 1000-copies worldwide LP (+ download code), and limited-edition 1000-copies worldwide CD edition and also as a digital album on Soul Jazz Records. This released will be followed by a further re-release, Lloyd McNeill Asha, in May.
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