Afrique were one of many bands to try to cash-in on the demand for Manu Dibango's classic, 'Soul Makossa' when it crossed over as a huge international hit in 1973. Their's was one of the better efforts and the album is a considered a jazz-funk classic. They are made up of a group of great Mainstream session musicians including acid-jazz organist supreme, Charles Kynard.
Full line up:
Organ - Charles Kynard
Bass - Chuck Rainey
Drums - Ray Pounds
Guitar - Arthur Wright , David T. Walker
Percussion - Charles Taggart , Chino Valdes , King Errisson , Paul Humphrey , Wallace Snow
Baritone Sax - Steve Kravitz