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by Jeff Winbush
U-Nam (aka Emmanuel Abitebol) may be taking this u" thing a bit far, but his jazz-funk guitar stylings are so pleasing to the ears, that his little eccentricities can be forgiven.Upon first listen, the disc sounds as though George Benson decided to make a funk record. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but U-Nam is an innovator, not an imitator.Unanimity sounds, perhaps, how Benson might have had--after virtually creating the smooth jazz genre singlehandedly--he decided to ...read more