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Al Cohn - Night Flight To Dakar + Xanadu In Africa Album

Al Cohn - Night Flight To Dakar + Xanadu In Africa Album
Night Flight To Dakar + Xanadu In Africa
Al Cohn
Hard Bop, Bop
30 Jun 2015
UK, Europe & US
MP3 album size:
2885 mb
FLAC album size:
1618 mb
Elemental Music


1Sweet Senegelese Brown12:05
2Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying6:44
3Robbins Nest10:47
4Blues In The Closet4:56
5Night Flight To Dakar8:45
6Blues Up And Down9:10
7The King10:39
8All Or Nothing At All12:41
9Easy Living9:35
10I Surrender Dear8:58


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
185Al Cohn Night Flight To Dakar ‎(LP, Album)Xanadu Records185US1982


  • BassLeroy Vinnegar
  • DrumsFrank Butler
  • EngineerPaul Goodman
  • Executive-ProducerJordi Soley
  • Liner NotesDon Schlitten, M. K. Kahn, Mark Gardner , Zev Feldman
  • Mastered ByKrieg Wunderlich
  • PianoDolo Coker
  • Producer, Photography By [Cover]Don Schlitten
  • Reissue ProducerZev Feldman
  • Tenor SaxophoneAl Cohn, Billy Mitchell


Tracks 1-1 to 1-4 recorded at the Theatre Nationale Daniel Sorrano in Dakar, Senegal, March 19, 1980
Track 1-5 to 2-5 recorded at Club Taski, Les Almadies, Dakar, Senegal March 14, 1980.

Made in the EU.
Xanadu Master Edition, in a 'Super Jewel Case'. Includes 16-page booklet.


  • Barcode: 8435395500323


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elemental Music
  • Copyright (c) – Elemental Music
  • Licensed To – Elemental Music SL
  • Licensed From – The Orchard
  • Record Company – The Orchard
  • Recorded At – Theatre Nationale Daniel Sorrano
  • Recorded At – Club Taski


Night Flight to Dakar is an album by saxophonists Al Cohn and Billy Mitchell, pianist Dolo Coker, bassist Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Frank Butler recorded in Dakar in 1980 for Xanadu Records. Night Flight to Dakar Dolo Coker 8:43. Both recorded while touring Africa in 1980, here we get Xanadu in Africa and Night Flight to Dakar. Joining Cohn are his associates in Xanadu, tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell, pianist Dolo Coker, bassist Leroy Vinnegar, and drummer Frank Butler. Featured are such songs as Blues Up and Down, Sweet Senegalese Brown, The King, All or Nothing at All, Robbins Nest, Blues in the Closet, and more. Xanadu in Africa - Dolo Coker, Leroy Vinnegar, Frank Butler, Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. 2 CD , Album, Compilation, Reissue, Remastered. Страна: UK, Europe & US. Includes 16-page booklet. Штрих-код и другие идентификаторы. Available on CD for the very first time, Xanadu In Africa & Night Flight To Dakar is an unabashedly swinging 2-CD set that captures a late-70s tour of West Africa by an all-star quintet of Xanadu recording artists - Al Cohn, Billy Mitchell, Frank Butler, Leroy Vinnegar, and Dolo Coker. This is not an album of African folk songs or music played on traditional African instruments it is the effect of the vibrations in Africa vibrations going back to the beginnings of man on five great American jazz musicians coming together, from all parts of the US, for the first time, to participa. Night Flight To Dakar is a bop music live album recording by AL COHN released in 1982 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. A1 Night Flight To Dakar 8:43 A2 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying 6:43 A3 Blues Up And Down 9:13 B1 Sweet Senegelese Brown 12:10 B2 The King 10:30. Xanadu Records 185 US. Recorded March 14-19, 1980 Live in Senegal, West-Africa. by Al Cohn. Released: June 15, 2015. Track Listing. Night Flight to Dakar. Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying. 1 Reception. Xanadu in Africa catalog accessed April 24, 2017. a b Yanow, Scott. Retrieved April 24, 2017. Al Cohn on 1980-03-14 and Billy Mitchell US jazz saxophonist on 1980-03-14. live instrumental recording of: All or Nothing at All on 1980-03-14. CD 2: Xanadu in Africa. drums drum set: Frank Butler drummer 1980-03-14 tracks 15