2 x 180 gr, Black vinyl, gatefold jacket, polybag inner
Djabe is the number one jazz/world fusion band of Hungary. Along its 27 years of activity, the band received numerous awards, domestic and international, released more than 60 albums and performed in 42 countries. Djabe begin working with Steve Hackett in 2003, when he first played on the band’s album Sheafs are dancing. Since 2007, their joint gigs continued across Europe and Asia, and released albums together (on CD, DVD, vinyl and Blu-ray). At the Romanian Garana Jazz Festival they performed for an audience of 13 000. They released many live albums together, billing Djabe & Steve Hackett, the first one Cherry Red Records released in February, 2017. The album, entitled Steve Hackett & Djabe: Summer Storms and Rocking Rivers.
The album features a unique line-up of Djabe, with drums helmed by Gulli Briem, famous drummer of the widely known Mezzoforte. Áron Koós-Hutás plays the trumpet, Attila Egerhazi guitar and percussion and Tamás Barabas bass guitar. The first studio album includes of co-written compositions of Djabe and Steve Hackett.
The album earned a big reputation all over the world, and became a milestone of the musicians’ career. Djabe & Steve Hackett shows’ set list consist many great tunes from the album until today.
The album originally released on crystal clear vinyl ad a double record set. After the stock sold out, the band released the album on 2 x 180 gr black vinyl in 2023.
Side A Side B
1 LIFE IS A JOURNEY
2 GOLDEN SAND
1 WHAT’S THE NEWS ANTONIO?
2 AROUND MY MIND
Side C SIDE D Steve Hackett – guitar
1 CASTELSARDO AT NIGHT
2 BUILDING A NURAGHE
3 BEAMS OVER THE NULVI MOUNTAINS
1 BUZZY ISLAND
2 I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER
3 WAKE UP
4 AFTER LIMONCELLO
Gulli Briem – drums, percussion
Tamás Barabás – bass guitar, guitar, synth, percussion, vocal
Áron Koós-Hutás – trumpet
Attila Égerházi – guitar, guitar synth, percussion
Steve Hackett – guitar