Bea Benjamin – Sathima Sings Ellington (PRIMO-05)

An extremely rare record by BEA BENJAMIN aka “Sathima” (wife of South African pianist/composer, Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim), found on the EKAPA label, #001 (a vanity imprint), and issued from recordings at the Downtown Sound Studios, NYC, in April, 1979, called “Sathima Sings Ellington” – in loving tribute to Duke Ellington with whom she worked. Mr. Brand also produced the album. Tunes are: “In A Mellow Tone”; “Prelude To A Kiss”; “Sophisticated Lady”; “Mood Indigo”; “Lush Life”; “I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart” and “Solitude”.

 

 

 


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