Gwotet

Gwotet is an album by David Murray released on the Justin Time label. Recorded in 2003 and released in 2004 the album features performances by Murray and the Gwo-Ka Masters with Pharoah Sanders.[1] It is Murray's second album with the Gwo-Ka Masters following Yonn-Dé (2002).

Gwotet
Studio album by
ReleasedJun 8, 2004
RecordedOctober, 2003
GenreJazz
Length62:31
LabelJustin Time
ProducerDavid Murray
David Murray chronology
Now Is Another Time
(2003)
Gwotet
(2004)
Waltz Again
(2005)

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Freed from playing jazz standards or very free "Djolla Feeling" are high points, but there are no slow moments during the infectious set of danceable but somewhat unclassifiable music.".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[2]

Track listing

  1. "Gwotet" (Kiavue, Laviso, Murray) - 12:14
  2. "O' Léonso" (Traditional) - 7:57
  3. "Ouagadougou" - 12:30
  4. "La Jwa" - 10:04
  5. "Djolla Feeling" (Sambe) - 9:24
  6. "Go to Jazz" (Kiavue, Murray) - 4:26
  7. "Ovwa" (Kiavue, Traditional) - 5:34
  8. "Gwotet [Radio Edit]" (Kiavue, Laviso, Murray) - 6:22
All compositions by David Murray except as indicated
  • Recorded October 2003

Personnel

  • David Murray - tenor saxophone
  • Leonardo Alarcon - trombone
  • Angel Ballester Veliz - alto saxophone and flute
  • Alexander Brown - trumpet
  • Elpidio Chappotin Delgado - trumpet
  • Hamid Drake - drums
  • Klod Kiavue - gwo ka drums and voice
  • Christian Laviso - guitar and voice
  • Moises Marquez Leyva - baritone saxophone
  • Hervé Sambe - guitar
  • Pharoah Sanders - tenor saxophone
  • Jaribu Shahid - bass
  • Carlos Sonduy Dimet - trumpet

References

  1. Justin Time catalogue
  2. Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 6, 2011
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