Phil Ranelin – Vibes From The Tribe

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The Tribe co-founder’s masterpiece, lacquered directly from his master tapes in an all analog transfer by Bernie Grundman. The definitive reissue of this Spiritual Jazz album, one of the most sought after artifacts of the 1970s jazz underground.


A1 Vibes From The Tribe (Prelude)
A2 Sounds From The Village
A3 Wife
A4 For The Children
A5 Vibes From The Tribe (Encore)
B He The One We All Knew (Parts 1 & 2)


Drums – George Davidson
Electric Bass – Lopez Leon, Ron English
Electric Piano – Kenny Cox
Tenor Saxophone – Wendell Harrison
Trumpet – Marcus Belgrave
Electric Guitar – Ralph Armstrong*
Electric Piano – Buddy Budson
Percussion – Barbara Huby
Percussion – Bud Spangler
Piano – Harold McKinney
Piano – Ken Thomas (6)
Sitar [Zeetar] – Daud Abdul Kahafiz
Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Congas – Faruk Hanif Bey
Trombone, Vocals, Percussion – Phil Ranelin

Arranged By, Liner Notes – Phil Ranelin
Composed By – Phil Ranelin (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B)
Engineer – Charles Moore (tracks: A1, A5), Greg Reilly (tracks: A2 to A4, B)
Lacquer Cut By – Bernie Grundman
Liner Notes – Betty Holloway (2)
Mixed By – Bud Spangler, Greg Reilly, Phil Ranelin
Reissue Producer – Eothen Alapatt
Restoration, Layout – Errol F. Richardson

Individual release of the same mastering as the edition for the Now-Again Records & Vinyl Me Please, Anthology boxset, “The Story of Tribe Records.”

LP, Digital. 2022. NA 5215.