Shabaka Afrikan Culture

    • Shabaka – Black Meditation
    • Shabaka – Call It A European Paradox
    • Shabaka – Ital Is Vital
    • Shabaka – Memories Don’t Live Like People Do
    • Shabaka – Ritual Awakening
    • Shabaka – Explore Inner Space
    • Shabaka – The Dimension Of Subtle Awareness
    • Shabaka – Rebirth
    • 1. Black Meditation
    • 2. Call It A European Paradox
    • 3. Ital Is Vital
    • 4. Memories Don’t Live Like People Do
    • 5. Ritual Awakening
    • 6. Explore Inner Space
    • 7. The Dimension Of Subtle Awareness
    • 8. Rebirth
    • 9. Remember the Time

    Shabaka Hutchings debut release under his own name, Afrikan Culture, was released on Impulse! Records in May 2022. Known for his globally-acclaimed, groundbreaking groups (Sons of Kemet, The Comet Is Coming, Shabaka and The Ancestors), this release finds Shabaka at a quieter, more meditative space than the pulsing, driving material found in his other groups. The 7-track release is primarily made up of Shabaka on various wind instruments with other complimentary instrumentation sprinkled throughout

    Other Releases by Shabaka

    ShabakaPerceive Its Beauty, Acknowledge Its GraceDecca (UMO) / Verve
    After putting down the saxophone, the instrument he has become synonymous with, Shabaka returns with his first full length album under his own name. Expanding...

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      Impulse Records
        • Original LP£20.00
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        Sun RaSpace Is The Place (1973)Impulse!
        Totally essential deep astro jazz with the full twenty minute version of the title track! One-of-a-kind, out-of-this-world, wonky space anthem! This...
        • – space is the place
        • LP (180 gram) 5540672£35.00
          Pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Third Man, Detroit.
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        • – Free Love
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        Super-heavy percussive spiritual jazz. Highly recommended!Pharaoh Sanders added groove to foundation of spiritual and free jazz he had explored on his...
        • – Black Unity Pt. 1
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        • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 5521236£35.00
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        Yusef LateefPsychicemotus (1965)Impulse!
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        • – Psychicemoyus
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        • New Audiophile LP (180 GRAM) 5521238£35.00
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                • – Krishna Krishna
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                • 1. – The John Coltrane Quartet — Africa
                • 2. – Max Roach — Garvey's Ghost
                • 15. – John Coltrane & Alice Coltrane — Reverend King
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                • 4×LP Box Set (2kg) 3567187£160.00
                  • 4xLP box set is housed in a high-quality archival portfolio cast with a museum drop front.
                  • Magazine style booklet featuring original impulse! ads and artist photos
                  • Impulse! vinyl slipmat.
                  • Free UK shipping!
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                • 2×CD 3567186£20.00
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                • – Epistrophy
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                • – Go My Heart, Go To Heaven
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                Limited edition last copies - from man like Shabaka - don't miss out!
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                • – Blue World
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                    Sons of Kemet’s third studio album, and first under the impulse! label! Shabaka Hutchings and his band incorporate sounds of spiritual jazz music, while...
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                      • Original LP£10.00
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                      John ColtraneAscension (1965)Impulse!
                      Landmark free jazz album! An essential classic for any fan of 'new thing' improvisation! John Coltrane was one of the greatest player/composers the world...
                      • – Part I
                      • – Part II
                      Charlie HadenLiberation Music Orchestra (1970)Impulse!
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                      • – El Quinto Regimento (The Fifth Regiment) / Los Cuatro Generales (The Four Generals) / Viva La Quince Brigada (Long Live The Fifteenth Brigade)
                      • – Song For Chè
                      • 2. – El Quinto Regimento (The Fifth Regiment) / Los Cuatro Generales (The Four Generals) / Viva La Quince Brigada (Long Live The Fifteenth Brigade)
                      • 4. – Song For Chè
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                      • LP (180 gram) IMPL63042H£28.00
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                      Alice ColtraneHuntington Ashram Monastery / World GalaxyImpulse!
                      Two seminal, deep Alice Coltrane albums on one CD! 'Huntington Ashram Monastery' from 1969 is a trio outing with Ron Carter on bass and Rashied Ali on...
                        Alice ColtraneJourney In Satchidananda (1971)Impulse!
                        100% essential, C-L-A-S-S-I-C spiritual jazz album featuring Pharoah Sanders! Deep-as-it-gets, hypnotic, trance-like, spiritually uplifting music featuring...
                        • – Journey in Satchidananda
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