WITCHDOCTOR'S SON by OKAY TEMIZ / JOHNNY DYANI

SKU99624
ArtistOKAY TEMIZ / JOHNNY DYANI
TitleWITCHDOCTOR'S SON
LabelMATSULI MUSIC
Catalog #MM 110
Genre
ReleaseWeek 44 - 2017
FormatVinyl - UKLP
€ 34,99incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Gece [The Night]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/1_gece_the_night.mp3
  2. Yesil Fener [I'm A Green Lamp]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/2_yesil_fener_im_a_green_lamp.mp3
  3. Sark Gezintileri [Orient Trip]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/3_sark_gezintileri_orient_trip.mp3
  4. Karadeniz Dalgari [Black Sea Waves]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/4_karadeniz_dalgari_black_sea_waves.mp3
  5. Doktur [Play For Me]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/5_doktur_play_for_me.mp3
  6. Elhamdulillah Marimba [Marimba]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/6_elhamdulillah_marimba_marimba.mp3
  7. Hepimiz Icin [It's For You All]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/7_hepimiz_icin_its_for_you_all.mp3
  8. Ben Muslumanim [I'm Muslim Man]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/8_ben_muslumanim_im_muslim_man.mp3
  9. Moriva [Moriva]
    https://global.vellancecdn.com/rushhour/files/tracks/w/99624_witchdoctors_son/9_moriva_moriva.mp3

Description

Reissue of the 1976 album created by Okay Temiz and Johnny Dyani. TIP!Remastered by Frank Merrit at the Carvery, Witchdoctor’s Son is presented as a deluxe gatefold sleeve including new liner notes by Francis Gooding uncovering more of Dyani’s creative collaborations with Temiz. Also included are previously unpublished photographs by Hank O’Neal.

Available for the first time since Yonca Records originally released only 1000 copies in Turkey, this album has remained an elusive and sought after landmark in South African exile Johnny Dyani’s discography.

The recording captures a complex, funky and musically together exploration of folk themes, jazz messages and popular directions. After many years together discovering both South African and Turkish sources, Temiz and Dyani were intimately versed in each other’s traditions. Side one features material arranged by Temiz, and the second has material arranged and composed by Dyani – including a stunning arrangement of Don Cherry’s Elhamdulilhah Marimba with Dyani on piano and voice.