|Soul Jazz are releasing this new album that mixes deep percussive African rhythms and Afro-jazz with elements of hip-hop and electronica recorded in Los Angeles, California. Produced by West Coast left-field hip-hop/electronic/jazz artist Carlos Nino aka Ammon Contact, the album features Adam Rudolph, Hamid Drake and Brahim Fribgane as well as special guest and deep jazz legend Yusef Lateef. Adam Rudolph and Hamid Drake have between them played and recorded with Pharoah Sanders, Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Jah Wobble, Don Cherry and many more.
With previous releases on Soul Jazz Records (Beautiful) and Scott Heren's (Prefuse 73) Eastern developments label, Hu Vibrational's deep spiritual music draws on the links between Africa, jazz music and avant-garde hip-hop. Adam Rudolph co-founded the Mandingo Griot Society and has been working together over recent years as musical partner to the great Yusef Lateef. He also runs the Go:Organic Orchestra, a 22 piece percussion group. Carlos Nino aka Ammon Contact has had releases on Ninja, Soul Jazz Records, Eastern Development and Plug Research. As well as being an integral part of Hu Vibrational, he has also produced Dwight Trible and The Life Force Trio, Build An Ark and the Go; Organic Orchestra.