Thembi shows Pharoahs signature hypnotic style, from traditional jazz structures to avant garde wails and spiritual chaotic passages. Its first track, Astral Traveling, shows the uniqueness of timbre and tone that can be achieved through a Fender Rhodes, played here by Lonnie Liston Smith. By chance it was Pharoah who introduced Lonnie to the instrument, and from then own he carved his own cosmic funk style. Lonnie’s first album in 1973 carries the same name and mood. I had actually uploaded that particular album (with bonus alternate versions) on 2015 but it got blocked in most countries. It’s VERY recommended that you listen to that album….