Mary Lou Williams Black Christ of the Andes (1964)

Smithsonian Folkways
  • 1. St.Martin de Porres
  • 2. It Ain't Necessarily So
  • 3. The Devil
  • 4. Miss D.D.
  • 5. Anima Christi
  • 6. A Grand Night For Swinging
  • 7. My Blue Heaven
  • 8. Dirge Blues
  • 9. A Fungus A Mungus
  • 10. Koolbonga
  • 11. Fourty-Five Degree Angle
  • 12. Nicole
  • 13. Chunka Lunka
  • 14. Praise The Lord

Super-rare and highly sought-after classic modal jazz album finally reissued!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Other Releases by Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou WilliamsFootnotes to Jazz, Vol. 3: Jazz Rehearsal, I (1950)Smithsonian Folkways
After rediscovering a tin box full of acetate recordings of jazz rehearsal sessions, Folkways founder Moe Asch pieced together a sequence that shows the...
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams (1964)Smithsonian Folkways
So versatile that she was able to sustain a professional career for more than thirty years, jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams ran the...
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47 (1977)Smithsonian Folkways
Originally recorded and released in 1944, Mary Lou Williams recorded exclusively for Asch during this period. Williams's style was in a state of transition...
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou's MassSmithsonian Folkways
The long-awaited reissue of Mary Lou Williams's magnum opus of religious jazz: Mary Lou's Mass. Newsweek called the score "an encyclopedia of black music,...
Mary Lou WilliamsZodiac Suite (1945)Smithsonian Folkways
Originally released in 1945, Smithsonian Folkways proudly celebrated the 50th anniversary of the original Asch Records release of Mary Lou Williams' work,...
Mary Lou WilliamsZoningSmithsonian Folkways
Thirteen tracks (including previously unreleased version of Syl-o-gism and Gloria) embodying her always-distinctive compositions, lyricism, power, and...

Other Releases on Smithsonian Folkways

Steel Band ClashSteel Band ClashSmithsonian Folkways
Recorded in 1955, three sixteen-person steel bands—Big Shell, Brute Force and Hell's Gate—come together to provide a sampling of lively music...
  • Original LP£20.00
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£9.99
    Out of stock
Lord InvaderCalypso (1955)Smithsonian Folkways
One of Calypso's finest exponents, recorded in 1955
Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy Sings Folk SongsSmithsonian Folkways
Cut in 1956, these tracks catch Broonzy in fine form near the end of his distinguished career. His powerful voice and guitar are showcased in a set which...
Lead BellyLead Belly Sings Folk SongsSmithsonian Folkways
Vital 1940s recordings of 15 songs featuring Lead Belly performing solo and accompanied by Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, and Sonny Terry. 
Esso Steel Band of Bermuda Bermuda HoneymoonSmithsonian Folkways
In the 1950s, steel pan and calypso, imported from Trinidad and Tobago, were hot in Bermuda. Lloyd Simmons and Hubert Smith, Jr. sing calypso with the...
Lord MelodyCaribbean Limbo MusicSmithsonian Folkways
How low can you go? Chances are, you’ll laugh (or at least giggle) before you reach your limit. These largely instrumental pieces with limbo-appropriate...
Classic African-American Ballads / Various ArtistsClassic African-American Ballads from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
Classic African-American Ballads is a sampling of an important, historic, and engaging slice of America's Black music heritage. The heyday of the Black...
Classic Sounds of New Orleans / Various ArtistsClassic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
From street parades to nightclubs, from church houses to dance halls, music is key to New Orleans' uniqueness. Drawn from the Smithsonian Folkways repository...
The Brute Force Steel BandMusic to Awaken the Ballroom BeastSmithsonian Folkways
In the streets of Antigua shortly following WWII, The Brute Force Steel Band began as one of the ensembles that would pioneer Caribbean steel pan music....
The Champion Steel Bands of Trinidad / Various ArtistsThe Champion Steel Bands of TrinidadSmithsonian Folkways
Headliners at Carnival and pan competitions, these six champion steel bands from Trinidad offer listeners songs that hum gently or dance wildly. Participating...
Creole Songs of Haiti / Various ArtistsCreole Songs of HaitiSmithsonian Folkways
This recording combines vocal interpretations of Vodou (an Afro-Haitian religion) ceremonial songs and popular secular melodies by legendary Haitian singer,...
J.D. Short and Son HouseJ.D. Short and Son House: Blues from the Mississippi DeltaSmithsonian Folkways
This album presents the distinctive blues born from the hardships of life—especially African-American life—in northern Mississippi. In addition...
Louisiana Creole Music / Various ArtistsLouisiana Creole MusicSmithsonian Folkways
The French-speaking, black Creoles from the prairies of lower Louisiana produce a wide variety of music, from Cajun two-steps to the blues. This album...
Music from the South / Various ArtistsMusic from the South Vol. 1: Country Brass BandsSmithsonian Folkways
The fieldwork for this album sought to explore sources that would lead listeners back to the decades between the emancipation of the slaves in 1863 and...
Music of Haiti / Various ArtistsMusic of Haiti: Vol. 1 - Folk Music of HaitiSmithsonian Folkways
Folklorist, ethnographer and ethnomusicologist Harold Courlander, known for his important early work documenting the “vast unwritten literature,...
Music of Haiti / Various ArtistsMusic of Haiti: Vol. 3 - Songs and Dances of HaitiSmithsonian Folkways
The Ayida Group, a troupe folklorique of Port-au-Prince that sprung (with many similar troops) out of a 1930’s—’40s social movement revaluing...
The Big Drum Dance of Carriacou / Various ArtistsThe Big Drum Dance of CarriacouSmithsonian Folkways
The Big Drum Dance is one of the most significant musical rituals on the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines. Really a long series of dances, the Big...
McLeanElectro-Symphonic LandscapesSmithsonian Folkways
Composed by Priscilla McLean and Barton McLean, originally released in 1979
Electronic Music From The OutsideFeaturing Barton McLean, Priscilla McLean, Kevin Hanlon & Reed HolmesSmithsonian Folkways
A narrative exploration, with examples, of how six major electronic music works are put together - from the University of Texas-Austin Electronic Music...
The Seasons: Vermont For Magnetic Tape Collage & Instrumental EnsembleSmithsonian Folkways
Composed by Malcolm Goldstein, and originally released in 1983, the music consists of a magnetic tape collage of sounds recorded in Vermont during each...
Rupert Clemendore and John Buddy WilliamsLe Jazz Primitif From TrinidadSmithsonian Folkways
Hardly "primitive," this is sophisticated jazz improv "with the Trinidad touch." The musical settings range from smooth lounge jazz with vibes, piano,...
Dance Calypso Dance CalypsoSmithsonian Folkways
According to the liner notes, "Calypso is...a humor-coated pellet of uncamouflaged truth...taking the opportunity of saying something to somebody in song...
The Real CalypsoThe Real Calypso (1927-1946)Smithsonian Folkways
This compilation is an introduction to the golden age of calypso and to some of it's greatest exponents. The genre is known for its incisive social commentary,...
East New York Ensemble de MusicAt The Helm (1974)Smithsonian Folkways
Amazing deep, deep jazz as featured on our "New Thing!" compilation! Includes heavyweight African/Eastern styles and the out-there 13 minute version of...
  • CD£12.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • New LP £13.99
    Out of stock
Sarah Webster FabioJujus - Alchemy of the Blues (1976)Smithsonian Folkways
Super-tough funky, funky, funky female proto-rap poetry from Sarah Webster Fabio. Killer! Armed with an incredible rhythm section this album is a classic...
  • CD£12.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • LP£18.99
    Out of stock
Folk Music and Ceremonies of EthiopiaFolk Music and Ceremonies of Ethiopia (1974)Smithsonian Folkways
Roots and folk music from the various tribes and regions of Ethiopia, including celebrations for Haile Selassie's 80th birthday
Drums of Defiance (1992)Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of JamaicaSmithsonian Folkways
Maroon communities in Jamaica are directly descended from escaped slaves brought over to Jamaica by the slave trade. Fiercely independent, these communities...
Drums Of Haiti (1950)Music of Haiti, Vol 2Smithsonian Folkways
Heavy, heavy, heavy drum rhythms recorded in Haiti. Voodoo plus some Rara. This is like Soul Jazz Records' own "Voodoo Drums", only recorded in 1950! Produced...
Music From The Villages Of Northeastern NigeriaRecorded In The FieldSmithsonian Folkways
Excellent recordings from the North-Eastern villages of Nigeria - varying from drums and voice to marimba type instruments and loads more. Double CD.
Rhythms of RaptureSacred Musics of Haitian Vodou (1995)Smithsonian Folkways
Excellent recordings of Haitian voodoo music in all its many forms and variations. Comes with superb booklet. Cuts from live Vodou ceremonies are juxtaposed...
Roots Of Black Music In AmericaSome Correspondences Between The Music Of The Slave Areas Of West Africa, USA and CaribbeanSmithsonian Folkways
How the music of USA, the Caribbean and Western Africa is connected by the slave trade with comparisons between the various musics and instruments in the...
Drums Of TrinidadTribal Rhythms From CarriacouSmithsonian Folkways
Six man drum orchestra. This recording of hand drumming from Port of Spain demonstrates African-derived rhythms performed in Trinidad and the broader Caribbean...
Brazil: Songs of ProtestZelia Barbosa Sings of the Sertao & Favela (1968)Smithsonian Folkways
Killer, killer, killer 60s hard bossa! There are tough versions of 'Carcara' (check out the audio), Edu Lobo's 'Cheganca', 'Opiniao' and other protest...
Mary Lou WilliamsFootnotes to Jazz, Vol. 3: Jazz Rehearsal, I (1950)Smithsonian Folkways
After rediscovering a tin box full of acetate recordings of jazz rehearsal sessions, Folkways founder Moe Asch pieced together a sequence that shows the...

People also bought

Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou's MassSmithsonian Folkways
The long-awaited reissue of Mary Lou Williams's magnum opus of religious jazz: Mary Lou's Mass. Newsweek called the score "an encyclopedia of black music,...
Sarah Webster FabioBoss Soul: 12 Poems by Sarah Webster Fabio (1972)Smithsonian Folkways
Tough, tough, tough proto-female rap featuring raw percussion and super-funky accompaniment. This is like Gil Scott Heron's '125th and Lennox' album meets...
East New York Ensemble de MusicAt The Helm (1974)Smithsonian Folkways
Amazing deep, deep jazz as featured on our "New Thing!" compilation! Includes heavyweight African/Eastern styles and the out-there 13 minute version of...
  • CD£12.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • New LP £13.99
    Out of stock
Sarah Webster FabioJujus - Alchemy of the Blues (1976)Smithsonian Folkways
Super-tough funky, funky, funky female proto-rap poetry from Sarah Webster Fabio. Killer! Armed with an incredible rhythm section this album is a classic...
  • CD£12.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • LP£18.99
    Out of stock
Sarah Webster FabioTogether To The Tune Of Coltrane's Equinox (1977)Smithsonian Folkways
Sarah Webster Fabio raps her poetry over some funky tunes and deep jazz (such as Coltrane's "Equinox"). Recommended.
Polyphonic Voices Of GeorgiaThe Anchiskhati ChoirSoul Jazz Records
The second release on our own World Audio Foundation sub-label features the deep sacred and spiritual vocal music from the Georgian Republic in Eastern...
  • CD£11.99
    Out of stock
  • MP3 Release£7.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Rhythms of RaptureSacred Musics of Haitian Vodou (1995)Smithsonian Folkways
Excellent recordings of Haitian voodoo music in all its many forms and variations. Comes with superb booklet. Cuts from live Vodou ceremonies are juxtaposed...
 
    Lloyd McNeill QuartetAsha (1969)Soul Jazz Records
    New edition of this very rare deep spiritual jazz album, the debut release from flautist Lloyd McNeill released on his private-press Asha...
    Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk - 1981 To 1988Various ArtistsCultures Of Soul
    Cultures Of Soul tap into the realm of Japanese funk recorded throughout the 80s, compiling sought-after songs of the era recorded by female artists. 'Tokyo...
    • 2×LP£23.99
      Out of stock
    • CD£12.99
      Out of stock
     
      QuasimotoBasic InstinctStones Throw
      One of the most memorable mic performances from Lord Quas also gave Madlib one of his earlier sleeper hits in the club. Two bonus cuts on the flipside,...
      • 12"£10.99
        Out of stock
      Steve ReidOdyssey Of The Oblong SquareUniversal Sound
      Available Now! Drummer extraordinaire and legend, Vietnam conscientious objector, ex-Black Panther, Reid has played with everyone from James Brown to...
      Deutsche Elektronische MusikExperimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1972-83Soul Jazz Records
      AVAILABLE AGAIN! Soul Jazz Records new 2018 edition of their long out of print classic first “Deutsche Elektronische Musik – Experimental German Rock...
      Colombia!The Golden Age Of Discos Fuentes:The Powerhouse Of Colombian Music 1960-76Soundway
      Awesome new compilation on the ever-great Soundway records! An eye-opening collection of super-rare salsa from 1960s and 1970s Colombia! Explosive latin...
      • CD£12.99
        Out of stock
      Thai Funk 2Compiled by Maft ZaiZudRangMa
      Thai Funk 2 is back with 22 more exclusive, rare and treasured funk and soul numbers from Thailand. This time even more beefier and down right dirtier...
      • CD£14.99
        Out of stock
      Marcus BelgraveGeminiSoul Jazz Records
      Originally released in 1974 on the independent Tribe Records, this album features many of the Detroit heavyweight artists such as Wendell Harrison and...
      • CD£11.99
        Out of stock
      • LP£13.99
        Out of stock
      Griots:Ministers of the Spoken Word (1975)Smithsonian Folkways
      Super-deep music from Mali, Gambia and Senegal. A double CD featuring Griot Music, Africa's story tellers, also known as the ministers of the spoken word!...
      All Killer : Finders Keeper Records 1-20Mixed By Gaslamp KillerFinders keepers
      The man hot on everybody's lips at the moment is Southern California DJ and producer, Gaslamp Killer who has had the epic but truly amazing task of mixing...
      • 1. lubos fiser/John Hill/Jan Jankeje – The sermon/europa/south indian line
      • 2. spectre/Chris harwood/Susan Christie/Jean-jacques dexter – Arkham/Wooden Ships/Paint a lady/Be quite
      • View full info and tracklisting
      • CD£9.99
        Out of stock
      Jorge BenJorge Ben (1969)Polysom
      Samba soul classic from Jorge Ben! One of his greatest albums, and a true treasure through and through! The tunes explode with an amazing sense of energy...
      • LP (180 gram)£32.99
        Out of stock
      HannibalChildren Of The FireUniversal Sound
      Soul Jazz records are releasing this super-rare lost classic deep jazz album by Hannibal Peterson and The Sunrise Orchestra. Hannibal Peterson has played...
      • CD£11.99
        Out of stock
      • MP3 Release£7.99
        In stockAdd to Bag
      Rub A Dub MarketDigital Dancing MoodSuperfly Studio
      Dancing mood indeed!! "Sleng Teng" bizness two new dancehall cuts.
      • 7"£5.99
        Out of stock
       
        MadlibSpeto Da RuaMochilla
        In 2007 Madlib went with the Mochilla crew to Recife in the Northeast of Brasil. After spending three weeks there he came home and made six mixes. He named...
        • CD£9.99
          Out of stock
        David Lee Jr.EvolutionUniversal Sound
        Soul Jazz Records/Universal Sound are releasing this ‘lost classic’ radical deep spiritual jazz album from David Lee Jr. Originally released...
        • CD£11.99
          Out of stock
        • MP3 Release£7.99
          In stockAdd to Bag