Nuba (album)

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Nuba
Nuba (album).jpg
Studio album by Andrew Cyrille, Jeanne Lee & Jimmy Lyons
Released 1979
Recorded June 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 45:23
Label Black Saint
Producer Giacomo Pellicciotti
Andrew Cyrille chronology
Metamusicians' Stomp
(1978)
Nuba
(1978)
Special People
(1980)

Nuba is an album by American jazz drummer Andrew Cyrille, vocalist Jeanne Lee, and saxophonist Jimmy Lyons recorded in 1979 for the Italian Black Saint label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars stating "Those seeking a standard trio or straight jazz date are advised to look elsewhere; there was nothing conventional or predictable about this one".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Andrew Cyrille except as indicated
  1. "Nuba 1" - 7:27
  2. "Cornbread Picnic (Maize)" - 4:58
  3. "The One Before Zero" - 5:23
  4. "JJ&A" (Andrew Cyrille, Jeanne Lee, Jimmy Lyons) - 5:12
  5. "In These Last Days" (Lee) - 7:35
  6. "Sorry" (Lyons) - 6:58
  7. "Nuba 2" - 7:50
  • Recorded at Fontana Studio 7 in Milano, Italy in June 1979

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black Saint discography accessed June 1, 2011
  2. ^ a b Wynn, R. Allmusic Review accessed June 1, 2011