George Duke The Aura Will Prevail 180g LP
George Duke The Aura Will Prevail 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: MPS Records
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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George Duke The Aura Will Prevail 180g LP

George Duke

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SKU:
MPSLP8588
UPC:
4029759128588
180g Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

With its intensive quartet, this 1975 recording again mirrors how far Duke, by his own admission, had moved away from the "smug and overly serious jazz musician" and towards a master of fusion, eager to experiment and add a note of humor to the music. With Santana drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, bassist Alphonso "Slim" Johnson, and the Brazilian percussion magician Airto Moriera, Duke designed stunning scenarios in sound which once more reveals him to be one of the synthesizer pioneers. On "Dawn" he paints a fanciful daybreak atmosphere on the keyboards. On "Floop De Loop" he releases funky rushing rivulets from the keyboards. Whereas on the smooth rock piece "For Love" and soft ballad "Fools", he appears on the scene as a soulful singer. There's something slightly naughty coursing through the bluesy, laid-back funk miniature, "Foosh". Duke's former collaboration with the Mothers of Invention colored his versions of Zappa's "Echidna's Arf" and "Uncle Remus". There's a samba touch in the relaxed tropical magic of "Malibu", and the outro "The Aura" also swings to a Latin feel.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, Rhodes electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Arp Odyssey, Mini Moog, Wurlitzer electric piano, Arp String Ensemble, Moog bass (A3, B3), Mutron Phaser, Mutron Dual Phaser, pedals, vocals
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums, congas, mystery voice on A2, vocal on B1
Alphonse "Slim" Johnson, electric bass (except A3, B3)
Airto Moreira, percussion (A1, B1)
Sylvia St. James, vocals (B1)
Kathy Woehrle, vocals (B1)
Gee Janzen, vocals (B1)

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Dawn
2. For Love (I Come Your Friend)
3. Foosh
4. Floop De Loop
Side 2:
1. Malibu
2. Fools
3. Echidna's Arf
4. Uncle Remus
5. The Aura
Description
180g Pressing! Analogue Remastering (AAA)!

With its intensive quartet, this 1975 recording again mirrors how far Duke, by his own admission, had moved away from the "smug and overly serious jazz musician" and towards a master of fusion, eager to experiment and add a note of humor to the music. With Santana drummer Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, bassist Alphonso "Slim" Johnson, and the Brazilian percussion magician Airto Moriera, Duke designed stunning scenarios in sound which once more reveals him to be one of the synthesizer pioneers. On "Dawn" he paints a fanciful daybreak atmosphere on the keyboards. On "Floop De Loop" he releases funky rushing rivulets from the keyboards. Whereas on the smooth rock piece "For Love" and soft ballad "Fools", he appears on the scene as a soulful singer. There's something slightly naughty coursing through the bluesy, laid-back funk miniature, "Foosh". Duke's former collaboration with the Mothers of Invention colored his versions of Zappa's "Echidna's Arf" and "Uncle Remus". There's a samba touch in the relaxed tropical magic of "Malibu", and the outro "The Aura" also swings to a Latin feel.

Features:
• 180g Audiophile pressing
• Analogue remastering (AAA)
• Liner notes and a picture of the original master tape box
• Made in Germany

Musicians:
George Duke, Rhodes electric piano, Hohner clavinet, Arp Odyssey, Mini Moog, Wurlitzer electric piano, Arp String Ensemble, Moog bass (A3, B3), Mutron Phaser, Mutron Dual Phaser, pedals, vocals
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, drums, congas, mystery voice on A2, vocal on B1
Alphonse "Slim" Johnson, electric bass (except A3, B3)
Airto Moreira, percussion (A1, B1)
Sylvia St. James, vocals (B1)
Kathy Woehrle, vocals (B1)
Gee Janzen, vocals (B1)

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Dawn
2. For Love (I Come Your Friend)
3. Foosh
4. Floop De Loop
Side 2:
1. Malibu
2. Fools
3. Echidna's Arf
4. Uncle Remus
5. The Aura
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
George Duke
Title
The Aura Will Prevail
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-06-2018
Release Date
10-11-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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