After 5 Delmark albums with his New Horizons Ensemble and three as co-leader of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, saxophonist, composer, arranger Ernest Dawkins leads this brand new, specially chosen group for a program of straight ahead jazz featuring African, Afro-Latin and African-American percussion. The personnel is Ernest Dawkins, alto, tenor saxophone; Corey Wilkes, trumpet; Willerm Delisfort, piano; Junius Paul, bass; Isaiah Spencer, drums; Ruben Alvarez, congas, bongos, chimes, shaker; Greg Carmouche, Greg Penn, congas; and on the intimate ballad rendition of "God Bless The Child" Ben Paterson on Hammond B3 organ. Nine songs also includes "Mr. PC", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", "Central Park West", "Footprints", "United".
Albums featuring Ernest Dawkins...
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