Energy Control Center [Vinyl]

Format: Vinyl
Release Date: 12/7/2018
Label: Now Again
Availability: Backorder

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"Revolutionary, spiritual jazz from the unlikely city of Houston, Texas: the definitive issue, mastered from the original tapes. Bonus disc contains previously unreleased tracks. Drummer, bandleader and activist Bubbha Thomas had toured America with R&B revues, served as a session musician for Peacock and Back Beat Records, and played straight ahead jazz with legends before the political and social upheaval of the late 1960s led him to a path first charted by Coltrane. Energy Control Center, his third LP with his Lightmen band is his masterpiece: deep-set, maverick jazz on part with the best Tribe and Strata East titles. This is a highpoint amongst the best of the 1970s jazz underground, a collective voice of resistance to the musical and cultural status quo. Contains second disc with bonus tracks: unreleased alternate takes, including two versions of the spiritual jazz classic 'All Praises To Allah', all housed with an extensive booklet with photos and liner notes."

1. Wench
Length: 03:56
2. Blues for Curtis
Length: 03:05
3. Cold Bair
Length: 05:00
4. Energy Control Center
Length: 05:04
5. Leo
Length: 06:38
6. Jupiter's Child
Length: 07:10
7. The Phantom
Length: 02:20
Album Details
Disc Count: 1
Total Length: 33:13
UPC: 659457515751