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Album Name: ROOTS: THE SAGA OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY
Record Label: VARESE SARABANDE
Genre: SOUNDTRACKS & FILM SCORES
Format: VINYL LP
Release Date: 11/4/2016
Limited vinyl LP pressing. With the 2016 Roots mini-series such a success, there is new interest in Quincy Jones' original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series. Highlights include the ''Roots Mural Theme,'' composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, ''Roots Suite,'' with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.