Friday, November 6, 2009


SADAKA "Premonition"

Creatic records 1982


Deep 80's spiritual jazz lp out of Oakland, California, all songs composed and arranged by Umlah Sadau Holt. Trully hard to find Bay Area private press, check the going rate, here.

Umlah Sadau-Holt: Tenor & soprano sax, electric piano, flute, mini moog, Prophet 5, percussions
Rasul Siddik: Trumpet
Joseph Bonner: Piano, electric piano, organ
Orlando Baker: Drums
Heshima-Mark Williams: Bass
Chip Dabney: Electric bass
Randy Merritt: Drums
Larry Hancock: Drums
Orlando Baker: Drums
Skip Edwards: Guitar
I.W. Harper: Flute
Hakida Alade: Congas
Peter Fujii: Guitar
Debravon Lewis: Vocals
The Mystic Daughters: Background vocals
Diane Witherspoon: Lead vocal
Diane Strong: Background vocals
Marti Mabin: Lead vocal

Side A

You make the sunshine
Black encounters
Outer space blues
Children of the universe

Side B

African violet
Night in satin