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José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz Vol. 2 ( Sonafric - 1978)

350.00

Beautiful 2nd album by José Carlos Schwarz, a Bissau-Guinean poet and musician, widely regarded as one of the most important and influential musicians of Guinea-Bissau. Schwarz wrote in Portuguese and French, but he sang in Creole. In 1970, he formed the Cobiana Djazz band with a group of friends. After the independence of Guinea-Bissau, Schwarz became the director of the Department of Arts and Culture, and also the responsible for youth matters. In 1977, he started working at the Embassy of Guinea-Bissau in Cuba. On May 27 of the same year, Schwarz died in a plane crash near Havana.

Close to Perfect Vinyl with radio stamp on label / Sleeve is very clean (back sleeve has stickers and small stickers removal marks