New Releases For July 10, 2015

Albert “Tootie” Heath
Kwanza (The First)

Albert “Tootie” Heath - Kwanza (The First)

One of the rarest and most intriguing titles in the entire Xanadu Records catalog, Albert "Tootie" Heath's album, Kwanza (The First) features a stellar lineup of the other Heath Brothers (Jimmy and Percy), along with Curtis Fuller, Ted Dunbar and Kenny Barron.

Previously unavailable on CD, this deluxe reissue boasts a 16-page booklet including the original Gary Giddins liner notes, plus a new essay by Mark Gardner, painstaking restoration of label head Don Schlitten's album photography and design, and a solo piano bonus track by Kenny Barron from 1981.

TAGS: Jazz | Reissue

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"A Notion"


  1. 1. Tafadhali
  2. 2. A Notion
  3. 3. Dr. JEH
  4. 4. Dunia
  5. 5. Oops!
  6. 6. Sub-Set