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The Era Will Prevail Limited 7LP Vinyl Box Set


Release Date: 16 October 2015

Format: Boxed Set Vinyl

Label: MPS


George Duke The Era Will Prevail Limited 7LP Vinyl Box Set

A curious happenstance in 1966 triggered the partnership between MPS head Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer and George Duke. Brunner-Schwer was in San Francisco to record the Art van Damme Quintet. After finishing the recording session one evening, he and his team strolled over to a club called the Jazz Workshop. Les McCann was supposed to be playing, but this particular day was his day off. Instead, a 20 year old pianist, still involved in his studies, was performing with his quartet. The music's freshness so enthralled the German that he set up a recording session on the spot. This encounter between George Duke and Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer in sunny California was both accidental and noteworthy. It turned out to be the jazzy prologue to future events: five years later the American began his fusion-infused
sessions for the man from Germany's Black Forest. These sessions are the theme of this box set with its seven LPs. Some 40 to 45 years after their initial releases, these albums still count as a fascinating and essential part of George Duke's life's-work and canon of the genre.

Featured Tracks:
Disc: 1
1. Au-right
2. Love Reborn
3. Peace
4. My Soul
5. Feels So Good
6. Manya
7. Sweet Bite
8. The Followers
9. The Inner Source
10. Life
11. Some Time Ago
12. So There You Go
13. Solus
14. Nigerian Numberuma
15. Twenty-five
16. Always Constant

Disc: 2
1. The Opening
2. Capricorn
3. Piano Solo No. 1+2
4. Psychocomatic Dung
5. Faces in Reflection No. 1
6. Maria Tres Filhos
7. North Beach
8. Da Somba
9. Faces in Reflection No. 2

Disc: 3
1. Funny Funk
2. Love
3. The Once Over
4. Feel
5. Cora Joberge
6. Old Slippers
7. Tzina
8. Yana Aminah
9. Rashid
10. Statement

Disc: 4
1. Chariot
2. Look Into Her Eyes
3. Sister Serene
4. That's What She Said
5. Mashavu
6. Rokkinrowl, I Don't Know
7. Prepare Yourself
8. Giantchild Within Us/Ego
9. Someday
10. I Love the Blues, She Heard Me Cry

Disc: 5
1. Dawn
2. For Love
3. Foosh
4. Floop De Loop
5. Malibu
6. Fools
7. Echidna's Arf
8. Uncle Remus
9. The Aura

Disc: 6
1. Don't Be Shy
2. Seeing You
3. Back to Where We Never Left
4. What The...
5. Tryin' & Cryin'
6. C'n Hear That
7. After the Love
8. Tzina (Excerpts)
9. Liberated Fantasies