Frosty welcomed Idris Ackamoor☥The Pyramids onto Celsius Drop to talk about their musical journey and perform live in the dublab studio. The Pyramids released a string of three highly sought after private press spiritual jazz albums between 1973 and their eventual disbanding in 1977. Revived by Idris Ackamoor in 2007, they has been rising high ever since, releasing brilliant new records and touring the world.
It’s true that Idris Ackamoor has a great musical history, but he is very much about the here and now. The new Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids album, An Angel Fell is a brilliant musing on modern themes and a sonic reflection of the myriad dimensions of the human spirit. Enjoy this radio program, a snapshot of an infinite journey through the universe of sound.
FROSTY’S PATHS & PORTALS MIX:
Alice Coltrane – Er Ra
Phil Cohran and Legacy – Kilimanjaro
Brother Ah – Transcendental March (Creation Song)
Phil Ranellin – Vibes From The Tribe (Extended)
Sun Ra – kingdom of thunder
Hedzoleh Soundz – Omusus Da Fe M’musu
Uffud El-Nuweiri, Uffud El-Tom, Gafilli – Abrahiim Is Crying, Where Is My Brother?
Abrams – Maroon Dune
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania with Pharoah Sanders – Mahraba
Don Cherry – bra joe frome kilimanjaro – terry’s tune
Build An Ark – Collective
IDRIS ACKAMOOR & THE PYRAMIDS INTERVIEW & LIVE SET:
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids – An Angel Fell
Idris Ackamoor and Margaux Simmonds with King’s Drummers Of Tamale, Ghana – Africa
The Pyramids – Birth/Speed/Merging
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids – Soliloquoy for Michael Brown (LIVE IN THE DUBLAB STUDIO)
Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids – Whispering Tenderness
“They play to make music fire, They play to make the soul burst out of the body.” – Vassime on The Pyramids