|Thoughts of Dar es Salaam|
|Studio album by Horace Tapscott|
|Recorded||June 30 & July 1, 1996 at Eastside Sound, NYC|
|Label|| Arabesque |
|Producer||Ray Drummond and Daniel Chriss|
|Horace Tapscott chronology|
Thoughts of Dar es Salaam is an album by American jazz pianist/composer Horace Tapscott recorded in 1996 and released on the Arabesque label.
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Arabesque Records is an American record company and label specializing in jazz and classical music.
AllMusic awarded the album 4½ stars with its review by Thom Jurek stating, "The final album by West Coast pianist and composer Horace Tapscott is one of sublime gentility, reaching harmonic elegance and meditative grace".
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All compositions by Horace Tapscott except as indicated
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