Blackman/Arnold – Illuminata

Blackman/Arnold – “Illuminata” This all acoustic record is a mixture of Brazilian & Latin Jazz with elements of India, the Middle East & West African influences.
Recorded at White Room Studio, Detroit.

Illuminata 1999
This all acoustic record is a mixture of Brazilian and Latin jazz with elements of India, the Middle East and West Africa.

Sean Blackman - Nylon and steel string acoustic guitars
John Arnold - Acoustic steel string guitar
Dennis Sheridan - Percussion

Special guests:
John Douglas - Trumpet, Flugelhorn (Illuminata, Nocturnal Confirmation, Emi)
Rich Kowalewski - Double Bass (Illuminata, Momal Sa Pop)
Akunda Hollis - Percussion (Momal Sa Pop)
Jason Shearer - Tenor Sax (Nocturnal Confirmation)
Stefanie Dillard - Vocals (Momal Sa Pop)
Hubie Crawford - Double Bass (Nocturnal Confirmation)
Ibu Niang - Vocals, Percussion (Momal Sa Pop)

Produced by Sean Blackman and John Arnold
Co-produced by Dennis Sheridan  
Engineered, mixed and mastered by John Smerek
White Room Studio, Detroit, MI  
Cover Photo by Ameen Howrani  
Art Design by Wayne Gerard

Copyright 1999 Blackman/Arnold all rights reserved

1. Illuminata (Blackman/Arnold/Gerard/Sheridan/Douglas)
2. Nocturnal Confirmation (Arnold)
3. Catch The Fly (Arnold/Blackman)
4. Naga (Blackman)
5. Emi (Arnold)
6. La Paloma Blanca (Blackman/Arnold/Gerard)
7. Nehavent Longa (Traditional)
8. Momal Sa Pop [Be Free] (Blackman/Niang)

  • Illuminata
  • Nocturnal Confirmation
  • Catch The Fly
  • Naga
  • Emi
  • La Paloma Blanca
  • Navavant Longa
  • Momal Sa Pop (Be Free)