The Awakening

The Awakening were an American spiritual-jazz ensemble from Chicago that released two albums on the Black Jazz label in 1972 and 1973.

Members: Ken Chaney (electric piano, piano, whistle, bells), Frank Gordon (trumpet, flugelhorn), Richard Ari Brown (tenor saxophone, flute), Arlington Davis, Jr. (drums, whistle, bells), Steve Galloway (trombone, whistle, bells), Reggie Willis (bass)


  • Hear, Sense and Feel (1972)
  • Mirage (1973)

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