Jul 22

Richard Bona – Bonafied (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 52:36 minutes | 1002 MB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Digital booklet | © Universal Music France

Jazz bassist Richard Bona was born and raised in the West African nation of Cameroon, going on to session dates with Joe Zawinul, Regina Carter, and Bob James as well as a two-year stint as musical director for the great Harry Belafonte. He made his debut as a headliner in 1999 with Scenes from My Life, and two years later Reverence came out.

Tracklist:
01 – Dunia E
02 – Mut’Esukudu
03 – Akwappella
04 – Janjo La Maya
05 – Mulema
06 – Uprising Of Kindness
07 – Tumba La Nyama
08 – Diba La Bobe
09 – La Fille D’A Côté
10 – Socopao
11 – On The 4th Of July

Produced by Richard Bona.

Musicians:
Richard Bona – bass, vocals, guitars, percussion, balafon
Dave Eggar – cello
Etienne Stadwijk – acoustic piano
Michael Rodriguez – trumpet
Osmany Parades – acoustic piano
Obed Calvaire – drums
Luisito Quintero – percussion
Eriko Sato – violin
Joyce Hamann – violin
Louise Schulman – viola
David Eggar – cello
Gil Goldstein – string arrangement
Vincent Perrani – accordion
Camille Dalmais – vocals
Sylvain Luc – guitars

Please note: Track “9” presented in 24bit/44kHz