Monday, 12 September 2016

92nd birthday of Amilcar Cabral

(Born 12 September 1924, Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau)
Agricultural engineer, outstanding theorist and philosopher of the national liberation resistance (see, particularly, Amilcar CabralRevolution in Guinea, 1970 and Cabral, Return to the Source, 1973) and founder of  Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e CaboVerdeAfrican Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, that frees Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde in 1974 from 500 years of the Portuguese conquest, occupation and immiseration
(Horace Silver Quintet, “Song for my father” [personnel: Silver, piano; Carmell Jones, trumpet; Joe Henderson, tenor saxophone; Teddy Smith, bass; Roger Humphries, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US, 26 October 1964]) 

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