Impossible to find Spiritual Jazz / Funk / Groove / Psych rarity from France, 1973.
Rupture was born when famous French songwriter Boris Bergman (France Gall, Dalida, etc) decided to record a conceptual album about the history of Israel. He approached ace drummer and singer Sylvain Krief (Airto Fogo, Michel Fugain, Aznavour, Clark Terry, Bud Powell, etc) and soon, other musicians joined: Jean–François Jenny–Clark (Don Cherry, Steve Lacy, etc) on bass, Georges Locatelli (Total Issue) on guitar, Jean–Pierre Mas (piano, organ, guitar, vocals...) In resume, Rupture was a kind of super–group featuring some of the best musicians from the Euro jazz / progressive / fusion scene. It also included collaborations by Michel Fugain and Nicole Croisille.
The album was recorded over a period of three months and the result was released as a very limited private pressing with help from the Futura label. Arranged by Sylvain Krief and Jean–Pierre Mas, "Israel Suite" included a side–long suite on side A and shorter songs on Side B. An incredible mix of vocal / spiritual jazz, funk, progressive, jazz–pop, psych...
*Original artwork in gatefold sleeve.
*LP includes free digital download coupon.
RIYL: CORTEX, LES MASQUES, ARVANITAS, HERBIE HANCOCK, FULL MOON ENSEMBLE...
Tracklist: Israel Suite – Mes Histories Bleues – Voyage Sous La Mer – Alice Aux Miroirs – Autre Fois – Entre Ses Cils