Spin it at a party and everyone will still be dancing at dawn.Click here to listen to an introduction to the album.This first version of The Pyramids were over before the 1980s had even begun though not before recording three albums one of which, , I remember passing through my vinyl collection around the time my first child was born.She is now an adult and, Clive, I think it may have ended up at your place. Mr Ackamoor went on to San Francisco and formed an extensive theatre, music and dance project in the Bay Area which is still operating decades later. After all this time I still cant forget him and often think what if circumstances were different then. He is an accountant by profession but due to economic downturn , he was unemployed and was on social security, running a business from home called View Sportswear Marketing and sometimes engaged as a cab driver.
By 2012 there was evidence of interest in Idris Akamoor’s 1970’s recordings. Right Column" ).css( ); // Top Nav var nav_font_size = 18; var nav_margin = 20; var art_link_padding = 7; $( ". Nav Item Art Show Link" ).css( "font-size", nav_font_size "px" ); $( ".[The links on this page were correct when the item was included - please contact us if you find that any of them are no longer working] Click here for BOOK and PERFORMANCE REVIEWS By artist in alphabetical order: is a treat to savour.Alto sax player Idris Ackamoor formed the original Pyramids with Margo Simmons in the early 1970s. They met as students in Ohio, formed a band (as you do) and left America for Paris (the Art Ensemble of Chicago, along with a multitude of other Black American musicians, had already made the journey).Once in Europe Ackamoor and Simmons travelled on to Africa for what they described as a ‘cultural odyssey’.