Roy Campbell Jr.
“The latest recording and, unfortunately, the last one of this incredible band, with special guest Fay Victor”
Roy Campbell: trumpet, poket trumpet, flugelhorn, recorder, shepherd pipes, arghul, bird whistles, panpipes, bells
Daniel Carter: alto, tenor and soprano saxophones, flute, trumpet, clarinet
William Parker: double bass, gembri, bass duduk, trombonium
Cahrles Downs: drums, percussion
Fay Victor: voice
Recorded by Jim Clouse on September 8th 2010 at Parkwest Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Mixing: Fay Vicotr and Jim Clouse
Mastering: Jim Clouse
Front cover photograph: "3 MPH Grafting" by Ann-Sofi Sidén
Booklet photographs: Jochem Van Dijk
Layout and design: Stépahne Berland
Producer: Fay Victor
Executive producer for Silkheart records: Lars-Olof Gustavsson
Kaiso - A music of western African derivation and Sapnish colonial influence. The precursor of the modern Calypso , narrative in form and oftennhas a cleverlynconcealed political subtext . Kaiso probably has its origin in the Hauss language , where it's used to explain approval such as "Bravo!".
"Kaiso Stories" is a free jazz project with classic calypso lyrics.