1974 Charles Sullivan – Genesis

Genesis is the debut album by American trumpeter Charles Sullivan recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label.

Charles Sullivan (now Kamau Muata Adilifu) (November 8, 1944) is an American jazz trumpeter. He has made recordings as sideman with Woody Shaw, Dollar Brand, Ricky Ford, and King Curtis, among others. He also recorded three albums as leader.


1  Evening Song (Charles Sullivan) 8:31
2  Good-Bye Sweet John (Charles Sullivan) 5:57
3  Field Holler (Charles Sullivan) 3:42
4  Now I\’ll Sleep (Charles Sullivan) 4:36
5  Genesis (Charles Sullivan) 17:36



BassAlex Blake
DrumsBilly Hart
PianoStanley Cowell
FlugelhornCharles Sullivan
SaxSonny Fortune
TrumpetCharles Sullivan
PercussionLawrence Killian
VocalsDee Dee Bridgewater

Other Musicians

2 Good-Bye Sweet John

PianoOnaje Allan Gumbs

3 Field Holler

BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsAlphonse Mouzon
Fender RhodesSharon Freeman

Liner Notes

Producer – Charles Sullivan
Arranged By – Charles Sullivan
Engineer – George Klabin (Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5)
Engineer – John Battiloro (Track 3)

Layout, Design – Carole Byard
Photography By – Diana Sullivan

Recorded At – Sound Ideas Studios
Recorded At – Minot Sound
Made By – Strata-East Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Strata-East Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Strata-East Records, Inc.
Published By – Charles Sullivan Music