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Jack DeJohnette and Foday Musa Suso: Music from the Hearts of the Masters

Read "Music from the Hearts of the Masters" reviewed by John Kelman

For drummer Jack DeJohnette's second project on his fledgling Golden Beams Productions record label, he moves from the Asian subcontinent south to Africa for a series of duets with master Gambian kora player Foday Musa Suso. While Music from the Hearts of the Masters is, in its own way, as hypnotic as DeJohnette's first release on ...

Jack DeJohnette and Foday Musa Suso: Music from the Hearts of the Masters

Read "Music from the Hearts of the Masters" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Conventional wisdom has it that Africa is the home of the drum, and over the years many an American musician has looked to the Dark Continent for rhythmic inspiration. But this particular collaboration turns the tables on that assumption, so to speak, by placing veteran jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette in the company of a kora (21-stringed ...

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Jack DeJohnette and Foday Musa Suso: Music from the Hearts of the Masters

Read "Music from the Hearts of the Masters" reviewed by Franz A. Matzner

Jack DeJohnette's debut release for his new Golden Beams label, Music From The Hearts of the Masters, pairs the legendary drummer with internationally renowned kora player, percussionist, and griot Foday Musa Suso for a transporting duet which encases the listener in an intricately designed and masterfully executed world of sound.

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