Genres: Spiritual Jazz. 33 Shares. 9. Add Review. Buy Shabaka & the Ancestors's album titled Wisdom of Elders to enjoy in your home or car, or gift it to another music lover! This is one of at least 3 of his projects. Shabaka Hutchings is the best known and perhaps the most prolific musician from the new London Jazz scene. Shabaka and the Ancestors: Wisdom of Elders — review Calypso, Nguni music and Central African song mingle with modal jazz in this pulsating acoustic set Share on Twitter (opens new window) Barnes & Noble® has the best selection of Jazz African Jazz Vinyl LPs. Shabaka and the Ancestors: Wisdom of the Elders review – simmering grooves ... T he imaginative and much-acclaimed UK reeds player Shabaka … Pin +1. Read and write album reviews for Wisdom of Elders - Shabaka & the Ancestors on AllMusic Share 33. A living archive of history, a griot is a storyteller, a repository of the oral tradition. Album Review: Shabaka and the Ancestors – Wisdom of Elders [Brownswood, 16th September] Tweet. Share. The Coming of the Strange Ones — Shabaka and the Ancestors Via SoundCloud In West Africa, histories have been passed down through generations by griots, storytellers who collect the wisdom … Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz. Shabaka & The Ancestors Wisdom Of Elders Lottie Brazier , October 3rd, 2016 10:55 Though Shabaka Hutchings is perhaps best known for playing in Pete Wareham’s Melt Yourself Down, he has long been finding ways of escaping the trappings of their pop sensibilities – playing in the Sun Ra Arkestra in 2014 – and pushing himself musically. Recorded in South Africa Shabaka Hutchings plays with an otherwise entirely African group of musicians paying tribute to their musical and familial ancestors. Released 16 September 2016 on Brownswood (catalog no. Music Reviews: Wisdom of Elders by Shabaka and the Ancestors released in 2016 via Brownswood. Wisdom of Elders is the latest work of London-based jazz saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings (Sons Of Kemet).The album’s title originates with the idea that as those whom Hutchings refers to as “our master musicians” pass on their music, they also pass on elements of themselves; aspects of their lives, experiences and traditions that have shaped their work. Shabaka Hutchings is a musician curious about the relationship between modern and traditional music. Shabaka And The Ancestors: Wisdom Of Elders (CD, Album) Beat Records: BRC-529: Japan: 2016: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Show All 11 Reviews . Wisdom of Elders, an Album by Shabaka and the Ancestors. Featured peformers: Shabaka Hutchings (tenor saxophone), Mthunzi Mvubu (alto saxophone), Mandla Mlangeni (trumpet), Siyabonga Mthembu (vocals), Nduduzo Makhathini (Rhodes, piano), Ariel Zomonsky (bass), Gontse Makhene … BWOOD0155LP; Vinyl LP).