West Africa (album)

West Africa is an album by saxophonist Willis Jackson which was recorded in 1973 and first released on the Muse label.[1][2]

West Africa
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Studio album by
Released1974
RecordedOctober 22, 1973
GenreJazz
LabelMuse
MR 5036
Willis Jackson chronology
Keep On Blowin'
(1971)
West Africa
(1974)
Headed and Gutted
(1974)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [4]

Allmusic rated the album with 3 stars.[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Willis Jackson except where noted.

  1. "West Africa" – 6:52
  2. "A House Is Not a Home" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 5:15
  3. "Fungii Mama" 4:07
  4. "Don't Misunderstand" – 5:31
  5. "The Head Tune" – 9:22
  6. "I Love You Yes I Do" (Sally Nix, Henry Glover) – 4:13

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Muse Records discography accessed September 18, 2013
  2. ^ Willis Jackson discography, accessed September 18, 2013
  3. ^ a b [ Yanow, Scott. Willis Jackson – The Gator Horn: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.