SF07 // DEREK GRIPPER - A Year of Swimming

"African guitar music reimagined. Solo guitar primitivism with classical grace and precision inspired by the traditions of ancient Mali. Raw yet ornate, intense yet elegant, Gripper's sound is a force of nature."
 
Solo Guitar by Derek Gripper
Featuring Works by Derek Gripper, Salif Keita & Baaba Maal
And Arrangements of Xhosa, Zimbabwe & Mali Traditionals inspired by and dedicated to Madosini, Chiwoniso Maraire & Fanta Sacko
Recorded by Howard Butcher at Peace of Eden
Cover Photo by Aron Halevi
Design by twoshoes.co.za
Edition of 300 Vinyl LP // Released September 2020
Produced for SHARP-FLAT by Calum MacNaughton
Distributed by Strawberry Rain Music (CAN) & Painted Dog (NDL)