Makaya McCraven

Universal beings E & F Sides (JAZZ)

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603784912622

Universal beings E & F Sides

Makaya McCraven

International Anthem Recording Co.

603784912622

LPS 161644

JAZZ

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LP 20,65 €

Chicagoan drum kingpin Makaya McCraven is set to follow up his widely-praised 2018 album Universal Beings, with its second part, wryly titled sUniversal Beings E&F Sides. The recording sessions took place in New York, Chicago, London and Los Angeles, and featured many of the best ‘new jazz’ players from each of these cities’ distinct yet connected scenes with musicians including Brandee Younger, Tomeka Reid, Dezron Douglas, Joel Ross, Shabaka Hutchings, Junius Paul, Nubya Garcia, Daniel Casimir, Ashley Henry, Josh Johnson, Jeff Parker, Anna Butters, Carlos Niño and Miguel-Atwood Ferguson.

PERSONNEL:

  • Makaya McCraven - drums.
  • Collective Personnel: Shabaka Hutchings: tenor saxophone; Nubya Garcia: tenor saxophone; Soweto Kinch: saxophones; Josh Jonson: alto saxophone; Kamaal Williams: keyboards; Ashley Henry: Fender Rhodes; Brandee Younger: harp; Joel Ross: vibraphone; Joe Parker: guitar; Miguel Atwood-Ferguson: violin; Tomeka Reid: cello; Daniel Casimir: double bass; Dezron Douglass: double bass; Anna Butterss: double bass; Junius Paul: double bass, percussion; Carlos Nino: percussion.
  • Recordings dates:
  • [1], [5] & [11] New York August 29th, 2017
  • [2] & [14] London October 18th, 2017
  • [3] & [4 ] London October 19th, 2017
  • [6], [12] & [13] Altadena, California, January 30th, 2018
  • [7] Chicago, Illinois, June 18th, 2017
  • [8], {9] & [10] Chicago, Illinois, September 2nd, 2017

TRACKS:

  • SIDE A
  • 01. Everybody Cool
  • 02. Half Steppin'
  • 03. Mak Attack
  • 04. The Hunt
  • 05. Beat Science
  • 06. Dadada
  • 07. Isms
  • SIDE B
  • 01. Traveling Space
  • 02. . Kings and Queens
  • 03. The Loneliness
  • 04. Her Name
  • 05. Universal Beings pt 2
  • 06. Butterss Fly
  • 07. The Way Home