Witchi Tia To

“Witchi Tia To,”  written by Jim Pepper (1941– 1992), inspired by a Native American Church peyote song he learned from his grandfather. Performed here by Jim Pepper (lead vocals, chant, tenor saxophone), Kenny Werner (piano), John Scofield (guitar), Hamid Drake (drums), Lester McFarland (electric bass), Naná Vasconcelos (chant, percussion). Recorded in 1983.

Jim Pepper also recorded versions of this song in 1969 and 1971.It has been recorded by many rock, pop, and jazz artists.

Related:

Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival @ Facebook

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