10 September 2015

CAIRO FREE JAZZ ENSEMBLE "HELIOPOLIS" (GOETHE INSTITUT, 1970)






CAIRO FREE JAZZ ENSEMBLE "HELIOPOLIS"


Salah Ahmed Ragab, drums, conga, tambourine
Hartmut Geerken, piano, xylomarimba, gong, cymbals, tubular chimes, fire-brigade bell, camel bells, horse bells, temple blocks, bendire, conga, maraca, thunder sheet, “toy car producing the sound of a sirene”
Farouk Abdel Rahman, alto sax, Ramadan drum, cymbals, mokkatam pod rattles
Fathi Abdel Salam, tenor sax, conga, cymbals, mokkatam pod rattles
Abdel Hakim Zamel, baritone sax, two Ramadan drums, cymbals, mokkatam pod rattles
Mahmoud Ayoub, trombone, conga, cymbals, mokkatam pod rattles
Saddeek Bassouni, trombone, zebra drum, small gong, horse bells
Mohammed Abdel Rahman, tuba, african tin drum, african wooden drum, tambourines
Ibrahim Wagdi, trumpet, hand drum, darabukka, horse bells
Khalifa Ismail, trumpet, hand drum, bendire, small bell
Moohi El-Din Osman, bass, strings and wood
Abdel Ghani Metawally, bagpipes
Rofaeel Francis, bagpipes
Ahmed Kollaly, bagpipes


A1. Liberty For Iratilim 20:18
B1. Turnus 12:28
B3. Diagnosis For Percussion 07:02

All compositions by Hartmut Geerken.


Recorded on March 31 & April 01, 1970 at Deutsches Kulturinstitut, Cairo, Egypt.
Engineer: Joseph Hermeling.

Produced by the Deutsches Kulturinstitut, Goethe Institut, Cairo (Saut-el-Kahira).

GOETHE 7037080

(lp rip)

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29 comments:

onxidlib said...
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holo said...

this looks amazing! what a find...

holo said...

so thank you!!!

gd said...

wow thanks!

Reza said...

Yeah ! never been able to aford this one many many thanks :)

Daniel Cecil said...

Anything with Salah Ragab is very, very welcome.

Frédito said...

Merci beaucoup, Onxidlib !

JD said...

Amazing post! Thanks!

Jan said...

Amazing post! Thanks!

corvimax said...

I'm so courious about this one, have been looking for it, thank you!

Igor said...

So, the large orchestra led by Salah Ahmed Ragab and Hartmut Geerken with three bagpipes included. I have to hear it!
Many thanks, onxidlib.

Anonymous said...

Thanks! I have the other LP Cairo Free Jazz Ensemble recently released on Sagittarius A-Star but had given up hope of ever hearing this one due to it's insane rarity.

-Joel

fslmy said...

ONX! this has been on my wishlist for a long time


you are the MAN :)

freebones said...

this looks like something very fascinating. excitement! thanks!

onxidlib said...
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ooftü said...

yoo
downloaded this guy a while back,
just wanted to say thanks, im a huge fan of free jazz and this one's a favorite. Keep em comin!

Anonymous said...

Hi any chance for re upload of the above? please.

onxidlib said...

A re-up is in preparation - soon.

onxidlib said...
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Anonymous said...

thank you very much

Calisan said...

I think it's time to listen this beauty! Thanks onxidlib

Chiquilicuatre y Zappa said...

please re-up

onxidlib said...

1fichier

bventure said...

Thanks very much for the new link

Solomon said...

Thank you!!

Rev. bIGhIG said...

Thanks for the re-up. Much appreciated.

JD said...

Got to admit to being completely ignorant of this group of players, onxi, but it looks like it should be a lot of fun! Thanks.

Chiquilicuatre y Zappa said...

many thanks for the album with Salah Ahmed Ragab

Hyde said...

this one's amazing. thanks.