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Oneness Of Juju: African Rhythms 1970-1982

Read "African Rhythms 1970-1982" reviewed by Gareth Thompson


Growing up in segregated Richmond, Virginia, the first creative love of James Branch's life was chemistry. Which seems fitting enough given all the musical compounds he would later contrive. As a performer, Branch started out with woodwind before latching onto sax at Columbia University, New York. Also immersed in left wing politics, he moved to California and was hunted by the FBI for three years while living under an assumed name, freelancing as a musician. Branch's intriguing story ...


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