BABATUNDE LEA

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Babatunde Lea is a Bay Area percussionist, and an established session musician. He has worked alongside Pharaoh Sanders, Van Morrison, McCoy Tyner, Leon Thomas, Joe Henderson, John Tchicai, and Bobby Hutcherson, before recording an album for Ubiquity Jazz that will remind listeners that he is a skilled band leader, too.

For his debut Ubiquity Jazz album, "March of The Jazz Guerrillas", Babatunde assembled a heavyweight list of guests to make his point. Hilton Ruiz plays piano--Ruiz appeared on Babatunde's 1996 recording, "Level of Intent". Alex Blake is on bass--Babatunde and Blake play together in Pharaoh Sanders' band. Two master percussionists, Bill Summers and Munyungo Jackson, join Babatunde to add rhythmic layers to the mix; and talented West Coast saxophonist and vocalist Richard Howell rounds out the sound.

Babatunde was born in Danville, Virginia. His family moved northward up the Eastern Seaboard when he was only six months old and came
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BABATUNDE LEA Babatunde And Phenomena ‎: Levels Of Conciousness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Babatunde And Phenomena ‎: Levels Of Conciousness
World Fusion 1979
BABATUNDE LEA Babatunde Featuring John Purcell : Level Of Intent album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Babatunde Featuring John Purcell : Level Of Intent
World Fusion 1995
BABATUNDE LEA March Of The Jazz Guerrillas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
March Of The Jazz Guerrillas
World Fusion 2000
BABATUNDE LEA Master Drummers Vol. 4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Master Drummers Vol. 4
World Fusion 2001
BABATUNDE LEA Soul Pools album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Pools
World Fusion 2003
BABATUNDE LEA Umbo Weti: A Tribute To Leon Thomas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Umbo Weti: A Tribute To Leon Thomas
World Fusion 2009
BABATUNDE LEA Suite Unseen: Summoner of the Ghost album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Suite Unseen: Summoner of the Ghost
World Fusion 2010

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