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(Gida​-​Gida) Tight & Tidy


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fabmeyer The grooves and sounds on this one are insane. Very smooth, funky, cosmic. Love it. Favorite track: Baggage.
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alwynbilly crew I am in.... There Is A Love was the title track by Maria Muldaur on a record with Koinonia...
Robert Bloemkolk
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Robert Bloemkolk Killer fusion rarity which really deserves much more attention. Great sax & flute playing while Syreeta Wright sings on one of the tracks.Warmly recommended for al jazz & fusionfans out there. Favorite track: The Clavicle.
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whyfisucks. Magnetic-energy caught on tape, a sonic delight. Favorite track: There Is A Love.
GLO SUSINI Artist Model DJ
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GLO SUSINI Artist Model DJ This is the most amazing mix and selection of incredible fusion of spiritual jazz funky soul , I have ever heard.

I am so glad that there are people out there who appreciate the raw talent in music Favorite track: There Is A Love.
  • Japan only CD reissue
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Sealed Japan only CD reissue released by P-Vine Records

    Includes unlimited streaming of (Gida-Gida) Tight & Tidy via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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  • Sealed 12" Vinyl including printed innersleeve with extended information, credits and lyrics for "There Is A Love" and "Fiesta"
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of (Gida-Gida) Tight & Tidy via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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The Clavicle 05:05
Gida-Gida 05:27
Atiji 06:28
Baggage 05:56
Fiesta 05:58
Quasar 05:58


Sublime private spiritual jazz-funk/fusion album, now hard to find. Finally available again, fully licensed and remastered, with original artwork.

Led by saxophonist DAOUD ABUBAKAR BALEWA who studied formal classical music and received instruction from Frank Mitchell (Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers) and Jackie McLean (Blue Note records), AMBIANCE incorporates Brazilian and Latin flavours with a righteous and soulful Afrocentric jazz edge.

This amazing and sought after LP beautifully starts with the haunting "The Clavicle" (heads will recognize the sample) and contains other gems like the so fresh call for celebration « Fiesta » composed by GATO BARBIERI, the insane spiritual jazz fusion track « Gida-Gida » and the killer modern soul cut “There Is A Love” featuring the beautiful voice of SYREETA WRIGHT. This album is magnificent in its entirety, no fillers. Some of the best fusion on record!

Under exclusive license to HIGH JAZZ* Records

« Influenced by the modal jazz of John Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders, McCoy Tyner and Rahsaan Roland Kirk, AMBIANCE was an excellent but little known post-bop group that was active in Los Angeles in the late 1970s and early 1980s. AMBIANCE reflected the spiritual outlook of its founder and leader DAOUD ABUBAKAR BALEWA, a saxophonist/flutist/clarinettist who also played African and Latin percussion and was heavily influenced by world music » (Allmusic.com).


released October 31, 2016


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