The Pyramids


  
  
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    Birth/Speed/Merging was recorded in 1976 after the band's move to San Francisco The album closes the Pyramids' 70s trilogy and makes more use of studio technology: adding overdubs and other effects, a marked departure from the previous two releases, though at no cost to the urgent message and energy of their earlier works The...
  • The debut album by the Pyramids was inspired by the group's visit to the Lalibela monastery in Egypt, and was recorded in Yellow Springs Ohio in early 1973 Drawing on the teachings of Cecil Taylor and the influence of John Coltrane, combined with a barrage of intense percussion, the album evolves over several long-form...
  • Strut present 3 separate reissues of the 1970s album trilogy from Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids As students at Antioch College, Ohio, alto saxophonist Idris Ackamoor, flautist Margaux Simmons and bass player Kimathi Asante created three lasting monuments in sound — Lalibela, King of Kings, and Birth / Speed / Merging, a...
  • Strut presents the first box set release to bring together the 1970s recordings of The Pyramids, led by Idris Ackamoor ‘Aomawa: The 1970s Recordings’ features fully remastered editions of Lalibela, King of Kings, and Birth / Speed / Merging in their original artwork along with the first ever vinyl issue of their live session...
  • Strut presents the brand new album from cosmic jazz travellers The Pyramids, led by saxophonist Idris Ackamoor, ’An Angel Fell’ “I wanted to use folklore, fantasy and drama as a warning bell,” explains Ackamoor “The songs explore global themes that are important to me and to us all: the rise of catastrophic climate...

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