Studio Rivbea, NYC, 1973
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Neal Creque β piano
Pee Wee Ellis β sax
John Blair β vitar
Benny Wilson β bass
Baba Feme β conga
Jesse βCheeseβ Kilpatrick β drums
Leon Thomasβ career spanned blues, jazz, rock, and pop. In addition to his own albums, like Spirits Known and Unknown, The Leon Thomas Album, and Blues and the Soulful Truth, he contributed most significantly to the music of Pharoah Sanders and Carlos Santana.
Some of his most notable work was on Pharoahβs Jewels of Thought and Karma albums. He is most known for his vocals on the songs “The Creator Has A Master Plan” β which he co-wrote with Pharoah β and “Hum-Allah.” Leon Thomas died of heart failure in 1999.