Super-funky business from Nigerian-born multi-instrumentalist, Peter King; fuses funk, jazz and highlife vibrations.
Omo Lewa is a delicious slice of Afrobeat blended with funk, jazz and Highlife in a style that has become synonymous with its creator Peter King, one of Nigeriaʼs most talented multi-instrumentalist.
Originally released on Sonny Robertsʼ Orbitone label in 1976, the album was one of Kingʼs two ʻAfrojazz’ releases for the label. It still sounds captivating more than 30 years later.
Omo Lewa is part of a series of Peter King reissues on Mr. Bongoʼs Classic African Recordings series.
The LP features fully reproduced original artwork. Produced on heavyweight, oldstyle packaging, the same as the original LP.
Original label art.
Licensed from Clinton Roberts.
Label: Mr Bongo