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Gary Bartz Ntu Troop: Harlem Bush Music

Read "Harlem Bush Music" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Recordings like Gary Bartz' Harlem Bush Music are often lost to time and neglect. Because it addresses heady social issues (racism and war in this case), it is not an album for sipping wine or for just “chillin'." Just there, plenty of sales are lost to hipsters and trendsetters. Excluding this fickle crowd, though, it is still surprising that such an excellent album could remain so obscure.

Luckily, for those of us not present during its original release, Fantasy has ...