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The Blue Nile X-Press

by Mark Tyson & The Blue Nile X-Press

Take a trip down the River Nile with Mark Tyson & the BNX, AKA - The Blue Nile X-Press. Reggae and African groves laced with Ethiopian & Middle Eastern Melodies. "This one glides across cultures to provide a cushion to rest your weary head" (THE BEAT)
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1. Tizeta (Memory)
8:14 $0.99
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2. If You Want My Love
4:31 $0.99
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3. River Nile
6:14 $0.99
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4. Kulun Kulun (Make-Up)
5:09 $0.99
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Album Notes
"Based in Los Angeles the Blue Nile X-Press (BNX) have been wowing crowds live for some time. Their self-titled CD is a 4 song EP (25 minutes) that'll tell you why. Mark is soundly steeped in Reggae, having spent years woodshedding in various L.A. Reggae bands and working with artists of the stature of Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus". (THE BEAT)

"Mark Tyson and his BNX have created a highly original sound one that blends Reggae, African, and exotic eastern sounds. Tyson & Co. spring this hybrid on unsuspecting clubgoers between their excursions into more standard Reggae, Funk and Trop-Rock fare." (LA WEEKLY)

On this the second BNX release Mark Tyson teams up with Ethiopian keyboard wizard Elais Negash to bring you some slammin' rootsy-funky-Reggae-Ethiopian, truly World Music.

Singers & Players of instruments:
Mark Tyson: lead vocals, guitars
Elias Negash: lead vocal (Amharic), keyboards
Stevo Theard: drums
Carl Young: bass, soprano sax
Stevie "Tiger Tone" Verhault: guitar, background vocals
Paul Tchounga: drums
Marcel Adjibi: congas
Bill Summers: congas, percussion
Majeed Ghorbani: dumbek, darbuka
Iraj Laskary: bongos, duff, tambourine
Rahmlee Davis: trumpet
Tracy Wannomae: alto sax
Mike Daigeau: trombone
Phil Ranelin: trombone
Jesse Sharps: tenor sax

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Temple Times (Univ. press)


I work for Temple University and I WENT TO Wilberforce
University with Jesse Sharps (tenor sax) in 1970--1973,
I have searched for him for a long time. I am a drummer, I
PLAYED with Jesse in Gerrard Kings' group--Greg on bass. I WORK IN MUSIC dept.AT Temple. rigmaiden51@hotmail.com
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