Distr.  : UK - Boomkat/Piccadilly/
          US - Forced Exposure/
Style   afro jazz / fusion /

AIS     001     THE JAZZ EPISTLES       VERSE 1+                        LP      08.2014

Side 1          Blues For Hughie
                Old Devil Moon
                Cosmic Ray
Side 2          Vari-Oo-Voom
                Scullery Dept
                Carols Drive
                (Note : LP , 500 copies)

Superb and super-rare South African jazz featuring Hugh Masekela and Dollar Brand. 500
only pressed for the world. The Jazz Epistles were not only South Africa's first bebop
band, but were also, rumor has it, the first black South African group to release an
album. Very few copies of that album Jazz Epistle Verse 1 were made in 1960 (issued on
the Continental label)