The Ten Shades of Blues

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The Ten Shades of Blues
Studio album by Richard Bona
Released October 19, 2009
Genre Jazz, blues, world music
Label Universal Music Jazz France
Richard Bona chronology
Bona Makes You Sweat
(2008)
The Ten Shades of Blues
(2009)
Bonafied
(2013)

The Ten Shades of Blues is the fifth solo studio album by Cameroonian jazz bassist and musician Richard Bona. It was released on October 19, 2009 through Universal Music Jazz France.[1] The album has charted in France and the Netherlands.

Album theme[edit]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Richard Bona, except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Take One"     0:53
2. "Shiva Mantra"     5:47
3. "Good Times"   Richard Bona, Frank McComb 4:31
4. "M'Bemba Mama"     4:04
5. "Kurumalete"     5:02
6. "Souleymane"     4:58
7. "African Cowboy"     5:05
8. "Esukudu"     4:35
9. "Yara's Blues"   Richard Bona, Morley Kamen 4:15
10. "Sona Moyo"     4:56
11. "Camer Secrets"     4:47

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic.[3]

  • Richard Bona – vocals, backing vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, mandolin, drums, percussion, production, engineering, sampling

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[4] 116
Netherlands (MegaCharts)[5] 49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ten Shades of Blues by Richard Bona". iTunes. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Ten Shades of Blues". bonamusic.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Ten Shades of Blues - Richard Bona | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "LesCharts.com - Discographie Richard Bona" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ "DutchCharts.nl - Discografie Richard Bona" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved September 1, 2013.