|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|3||Treasures||4||Audio||1976||Baobab Record Co.|
Born: 1935 in Washington, District Of Columbia, USA.
American flautist, composer, and producer. Latterly better known as a painter and teacher.
Lloyd McNeill is a multidisciplinary artist, well known for his drawing & painting —living in Paris in 1965 and being a friend of Picasso— a music anthropologist, poet, teacher, and also a musician who has worked with [a=Nina Simone], [a=Naná Vasconcelos], [a=Ron Carter], [a=Cecil McBee], and many more.
In the 1960's he was involved in the civil-rights movement and produced music for ballet, paintings and installations. His music mixes jazz with Latin, Brazilian and African rhythms that McNeill learnt was studying anthropology in his travels through much of Africa and Brazil (where he joined with [a=Dom Salvador], [a=Paulinho da Viola], [a=Paulo Moura], and [a=Martinho da Vila]).