Today is the first day of the Year of the Red Rooster in the Chinese Horoscope.
In Indonesia, Imlek is much more than a cultural celebration because the New Order’s assimilationist rhetoric still has a strong influence. The silent majority are abandoning the pluralism implicit in the country’s constitution.
However, jazz is non-partisan; hence this compilation.
01. Memphis Minnie – If You See My Rooster
02. Neil Cowley Trio – Rooster Was A Witness
03. Teddy Wilson – Chinatown, My Chinatown
04. Dave Barbour – China Boy
05. Andy Summers & Robert Fripp – China-Yellow Leader
06. Steps Ahead – All The Tea In China
07. Dennis Rea – Kan Hai De Re Zi (Days by the Sea)
08. Art Lande – Celestial Guests, Many Chinas
09. Mark Isham – Many Chinas
10. Howlin’ Wolf – Little Red Rooster