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1) Marvin Peterson, known as Hannibal Lokumbe - a koto and trumpet player who composes under his first name, Hannibal started out working with Pharaoh Sanders and others in the avant-garde jazz community before releasing his deep jazz masterpiece "Children of the Fire" in 1974. His operetta "African Portraits" premiered at Carnegie Hall in 1990 under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. It featured contributions by Jevetta Steele, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, and Hannibal's own jazz trio. Since its premiere and recording, it has become something of a cult favorite.
2) Legendary, rare UK psychedelic rock album on B&C Records from the early 70's. Once Clem Clemson left Bakerloo the group stuck together and changed their name to Hannibal and this is their incredibly rare album, and shoot me down with a water pistol if it ain't chock full of horn led progressive, psychedelic rock. It reminds this freak a little of "If" or the "Web" album, and it's just as good. Reissue taken from the original masters, now that's a rarity!!
1.Look Upon Me
2.Winds Of Change
3.Bend For A Friend
3) HANNIBAL: The personal project of Alex Balakakis ex-Spitfire lead singer, who recorded all vocals in 1997 for the l.p "Sign of rage" for the band Power Crue. Highlight in his career the supporting act (SPITFIRE) when IRON MAIDEN performed in Greece on the 12th & 13th of January 1996.Through these years the band stabilized its line up and now recorded its 2nd album at the Roland Grapow (ex-Helloween,Masterplan) studio's in Slovakia! For the last 8 years sings for living at clubs such as STICKY FINGERS,STAVROS TOY NOTOY,X-BUG, ONOMA TOY RODOY, OXYGONO LIVE. This is the moment of truth for him cause the cd "This is you" from his band Hannibal has already been released and the first impressions from the magazines such as "Metal Hammer" and "Rock Hard" were positive although the band is not a metal one;which album sold over a thousand copies!! The 1st track "TOUCH ME NOW" was included in a compilation of Midwest NailGun Records (U.S.A)! The band has opening acts for S.I.T.D, Unheilig (GER) and of course for "THE SCORPIONS" on the 18th of june 2007 ,as they won a competition among 200 bands in Greece and they were handpicked by Klauss Meine himself! the band participated in the 2nd MMD in Athens on the 8th of March 2008 among NIGHTWISH, ANNIHILATOR, NEVERMORE, EDGUY, TRISTANIA, SODOM, OVERGARVEN, ANWRIMOI, ORION, THE IRON MAIDENS! Also,they were opening act for Def Leppard and Whitesnake in Athens at 1st July 2008...
The band's line up: HANNIBAL (VOX-RHYTHM GUITAR), JON (BASS-VOX), SOVOLATOR(LEAD GUITAR),DIMMU SUMMER(LEAD GUITAR),HERC(KEYS-VOX),VAKILLUS(DRUMS).