Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Masa Sextet "Deep Cover"

Incredible deep & soulful jazz from sax player Masato Nakamura (formerly of Sleepwalker). "Deep Cover" is a 7 track long player in the tradition of classic jazz albums of the 60's & 70's (check the cool artwork). Each tune is a cover of a classic selected by the creme de la creme including Gilles Peterson, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Jurgen Knoblauch of Jazzanova, Dilip Harris of Two Banks Of Four & Patrick Forge who also produced the album. The cover include compositions from greats Julius Hemphill, Milton Nascimento, Yusef Lateef, Shamek Farrah & more with some of the Sleepwalker rhythm section & cosmic vocalist Bembe Segue on 2 tracks. This collection is ESSENTIAL for every jazz lover.