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The Return

Label: Black Focus
Released: 2018
Track listing: Salaam; Broken Theme; The Return; High Roller; Situations; Catch The Loop; Rhythm Commission; Medina; LDN Shuffle; Aisha.

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Kamaal Williams: The Return

Read "The Return" reviewed by Chris May

Cross-pollination of jazz and hip hop has spread fast during the 2010s. In-the-moment creativity and giving-the-drummer-some are powerful synergies. In the US, key players include Kamasi Washington, Thundercat and Christian Scott. In Britain, they include the extended family of musicians associated with reed player Shabaka Hutchings and the Brownswood Recordings label. Some of the British players ...

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Yussef Kamaal: Black Focus

Read "Black Focus" reviewed by Rokas Kucinskas

If people still think that the capital of jazz is New York, surely they've never been to London or listened to anything that comes from the British capital these days. Just like New York, London is a melting pot. Because you can find musicians from any part of the world, the produced outcome is extremely cosmopolitan. ...

Black Focus

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Released: 2016
Track listing: Black Focus; Strings of Light; Remembrance; Yo Chavez; Ayla; O.G.; Lowrider; Mansur’s Message; WingTai Drums; Joint 17.


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