Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra

The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra were an American spiritual/free-jazz big band led by pianist/conductor Horace Tapscott. The project yielded two albums on UGMAA in 1978 and a live double-LP on Nimbus West Records in 1979.

Members: Adele Sebastian, Archie Johnson, David Bryant, Everett Brown Jr., Herbert Callies, Horace Tapscott, James Andrews, Jesse Sharps, Kafi Larry Roberts, Kamonta Lawrence Polk, Lester Robertson, Linda Hill, Louis Spears, Michael Session, Red Callender, William Madison


  • Flight 17 (1978)
  • The Call (1978 • Horace Tapscott Conducting the Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra)
  • Live at the I.U.C.C (2LP, 1979 • Horace Tapscott with the Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra)

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