Kieran Hebden / Jackie McLean / MichealI Carvin / Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath
melodies record club 001: four tet selects
The first in the “Melodies Record Club” series, a string of DJ and artist curated mini compilations in loud 12” format. The first instalment was put together by Four Tet, selecting two big peak-time Jazz tracks he used to spin regularly at Plastic People. First press comes with a folded A2 insert with words from and about the artists. A side - time jazz greats Jackie McLean and Michael Carvin’s De I Comahlee Ah, taken from their seminal album Antiquity recorded in Denmark back in 1975. B side Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath – MRA. Back in 70s London, the Brotherhood had brought together musicians who had sought refuge from South Africa’s apartheid regime and the best of a new generation of British jazz musicians.