Deciphering The Message

Makaya McCraven - Deciphering The Message
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2021 Ratings: #368 / 660
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TheCarioca
84
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Z.Younk
73
Even though it's already been discussed here, these are modern takes on classics from the jazz aficionado label from the likes of Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Bobby Hutcherson, Clifford Brown, Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Jack Wilson, Dexter Gordon and Eddie Gale. As we already were aware, the music of Blue Note is simply timeless, and these versions fit right in with the more progressive and avant-garde of the modern scene while also making them even more accessible than they ... read more
rich1977
73
Interesting tribute to the Blue Note legacy.

Something of a compilation - remixes and reinterpretations of recordings - Makaya and friends freely improvising so at times the re-version is markedly different to the original:

The originals are by Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Bobby Hutcherson, Clifford Brown, Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Jack Wilson, Dexter Gordon and Eddie Gale.

There are few musical pleasures in life as joyful as playing an original Blue Note vinyl pressing but ... read more
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Added on: November 14, 2021