Vuelo por las Alturas de Alhambra by Jabir was originally published in 1988 on Discos Esplendor Geométrico and it's ahidden gem in the catalogue of this influential Spanish label. The album unfolds a series of subtle and mesmerisingcompositions inspired by the legacy of Al-Andalus, the muslim Spanish civilisation. Both a polymath and eruditemusician, Jabir decided to pay homage to the marriage of spirituality and science present in that bygone era. For thataim, he relied on a vast array of acoustic instruments (ney, violin, ud, bendir and daf), as well as on digital synthesizersand a complex system of computers able to generate aleatory melodies in Middle Eastern scales.
Discos Transgénero is proud to make this extraordinary and highly sought masterpiece available again for the firsttime in more than three decades. The reissue has been carefully remastered from the original master tapes with theapproval and supervision of his author and includes new liner notes and unreleased pictures. Vuelo por las Alturas deAlhambra is a recommended listening for those into the most narcotic side of Muslimgauze, the Dariush Dolat-Shahi's lps on Folkways, Jon Hassell's Fourth World explorations or even the recent work of contemporary Iranianexperimentalists like SoteandSaba Alizadeh.