Release Info: Masekela Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz (1973)
Hugh Masekela introducing Hedzoleh Soundz, afrobeat band formed in Ghana in the late 60's by Stanley Todd Kwesi. This first LP is for many the best afro-jazz-funk fusion album ever made, also due to the great trumpet of Masekela, who was introduced to the Hedzoleh Soundz by Fela Kuti
Bass Guitar: Stanley Kwesi Todd
Congas: James Kwaku Morton, Nat "Leepuma" Hammond
Drums: Acheampong Welbeck
Flute: Nat "Leepuma" Hammond
Guitar: Richard Neesai "Jagger" Botchway
Percussion: Isaac Asante, Samuel Nortey
Talking Drum: Isaac Asante
Vocals: Isaac Asante, James Kwaku Morton, Nat "Leepuma" Hammond, Samuel Nortey, Stanley Kwesi Todd
Recorded at E.M.I. studios, Lagos, Nigeria, July, 1973.
Thanks to Fela-Ransome Kuti without whom this album would not have been realised.
BLUE THUMB RECORDS. 1973...
02 Kaa Ye Oya
04 Yei Baa Gbe Wolo
05 & 06 Patience & When
07 Nye Tamo Ame