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Marcus Wyatt: Africans In Space

Read "Africans In Space" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Never mind that he's from South Africa. Trumpeter Marcus Wyatt has decided to voyage through space. You can accept whatever double entendre the phrase might suggest, but the point is that the trumpeter and composer takes his group into uncharted territory. After a brief devotional horn introduction on the opening track, “In The Beginning," the group ascends into the deepest, darkest realms occupied by John Coltrane at his most spiritual. In some sense, Wyatt has signalled that he too is ...


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