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Jon Hassell – Vernal Equinox [full album] (HQ)

First released in 1977. “Vernal Equinox offers an exotic tapestry of natural sounds mixed with gently haunting synthesizer textures, fluid trumpet lines and a host of expertly performed ethnic rhythms.”

1 Toucan Ocean 3:50

2 Viva Shona 7:03

3 Hex 6:23

4 Blues Nile 9:54

5 Vernal Equinox 21:58

6 Caracas Night, September 11, 1975 2:11

Jon Hassell—trumpet, Fender Rhodes (specially tuned and altered by Buchla and Arp Synthesizers)

Nana Vasconçelos—congas, shakers, ocean, talking drum, bells, tropical birds

David Rosenboom—mbira, rattles, tabla, dumbek

Miguel Frasconi—claves, bells

Nicolas Kilbourn—talking drum, mbira

William Winant—kanjira, rattles

Drone—Serge Synthesizer, Motorola Scalatron

Night Creatures of Altamira

Perrasita—distant barking

All titles by Jon Hassell

Produced by Jon Hassell

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