PRICE: $21.00
IN STOCK
ARTIST
TITLE
Birth/Speed/Merging
FORMAT
LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
DB 165LP DB 165LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
1/8/2013

2015 repress. On 180 gram vinyl. Birth/Speed/Merging, originally released in 1976, represents the San Francisco Bay Area era of the band. Relocating from Yellow Springs, Ohio in 1974, The Pyramids quickly met other musicians in the thriving San Francisco Bay Area music scene. "The Pyramids, a criminally under-recognised spiritual jazz collective, were birthed at the dawn of the 1970s in Ohio, and included saxophonist Idris Ackamoor, flautist Margo Simmons, bassist Kimathi Asante and drummer Donald Robinson. Delving deep into a world of pan-African rhythms and melodies, they combined them in novel ways with the psychedelic modal jazz simmering in America at the time. The group released three private-press records in the US throughout the 70s, highly regarded by collectors, which consistently fetched incredibly large sums of money." -- savagesaints.blogspot.com