Afrique (album)

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Afrique
Afrique - The Album by Count Basie & His Orchestra.jpg
Studio album by Count Basie
Released 1971
Recorded December 22 & 23, 1970
Genre Jazz/Swing
Length 37:36
Label Flying Dutchman Records
Producer Bob Thiele
Count Basie chronology
Basie on the Beatles
(1970)Basie on the Beatles1970
Afrique
(1971)
Have a Nice Day
(1971)Have a Nice Day1971
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Afrique is a 1971 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra, arranged & conducted by Oliver Nelson.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Step Right Up" – 4:15
  2. "Hobo Flats" – 6:13
  3. "Gypsy Queen" – 4:00 (Gabor Szabo)
  4. "Love Flower" – 2:53 (Albert Ayler)
  5. "Afrique" – 3:06
  6. "Kilimanjaro" – 6:52
  7. "African Sunrise" – 5:11
  8. "Japan" – 5:05 (Pharoah Sanders)[1]

All compositions by Oliver Nelson except as indicated

Personnel[edit]

The Count Basie Orchestra

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bruce Eder. "Afrique - Count Basie | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-22. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 20. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.