Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Joni Haastrup - Wake Up Your Mind

Joni Haastrup, Wake Up Your Mind, is his unique solo studio album recorded in London in 1978. Joni Haastrup is known as Soul Brother Number One in Nigeria since he sung for Orlando Julius Ekemode and his Modern Aces’ Super Afro Soul's album recorded in 1966. In 1971, Ginger Baker (ex-Cream drummer) replaced Steve Winwood by Joni Haastrup on UK for Ginger Baker's Air Force UK Tour, and Salt. Back in Nigeria, he formed MonoMono. Give The Beggar A Chance, MonoMono first album has been released recently on Soundway Records.

World-Jazz-Rock-Fusion. Miles Davis interest for Santana, Sly Stone and Jimi Hendrix sounds was spread enough during his "Call It Anything" performance at 1970 Isle of Wight Festival. Early 70s, african musicians were received by british rock scene. Demon Fuzz was invited for British Festival such like Coldhams Common August (1970) or Hollywood Festival (1970), and Jade Warrior recorded with Osibisa in 1971...



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