the Acclaimed trumpeter breaks new ground with his 4th Blue Note album; a surprisingly fluid study in contrasts that pits contemporary classical wilding against deconstructed hip-hop, with bursts of left-field jazz, funk, spoken word and soul.
The work was commissioned by the Liquid Music Series and Ecstatic Music Fest and the songs actively respond to societal divides, the way our politics hold us emotionally hostage, and the ever-growing list of black lives ended by structural racism.
- A Blooming Bloodfruit in a Hoodie
- Miracle and Streetfight
- Americana/The Garden Waits for You to Match Her Wilderness
- Free, White and 21
- The Lingering Velocity of the Deads' Ambitions