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Black Focus Yussef Kamaal

£16.99

Barcode: 5060180322908

  • Format: Vinyl 12" Album
  • Category: Jazz

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  • Description

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  • Description

    The borders between London's musical tribes have always been porous. For Yussef Kamaal, the sound of the capital - with its hum of jungle, grime and broken beat - has shaped a self-taught, UK-tipped approach to playing jazz. In the states, the genre's longrunning to-and-fro with hip hop - from Robert Glasper to Kamasi Washington - has reimagined it within US culture. On 'Black Focus', Yussef Kamaal frame jazz inside the bass-saturated, pirate radio broadcasts of London. Taking inspiration from the anything-goes spirit of '70s jazz-funk, on albums by Herbie Hancock or the Mahavishnu Orchestra, it's a loose template with plenty of room to experiment. The pair, made up of Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (aka Henry Wu), have had little in the way of formal training. Instead, their musical tastes - and approach to playing - are indebted to Thelonious Monk's piano as much as the drum programming of Kaidi Tatham.
  • Track listing

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Black Focus Yussef Kamaal
    Track 2 Strings of Light Yussef Kamaal
    Track 3 Remembrance Yussef Kamaal
    Track 4 Yo Chavez Yussef Kamaal
    Track 5 Ayla Yussef Kamaal
    Track 6 O.G. Yussef Kamaal
    Track 7 Lowrider Yussef Kamaal
    Track 8 Mansur's Message Yussef Kamaal
    Track 9 WingTai Drums Yussef Kamaal
    Track 10 Joint 17 Yussef Kamaal
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Format: Vinyl / 12" Album
    Label Brownswood Recordings
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