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Sacred Common Ground

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Sacred Common Ground

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Don Pullen
Producers:
Blue Note
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

Drawing upon Native American, African, and modern and free jazz traditions, late pianist-composer Don Pullen has created a unique, often moving, and surprisingly cohesive recording with Sacred Common Ground. With saxist Carlos Ward, trombonist Joseph Bowie, African percussionist Mor Thiam, and Chief Cliff Singers, he makes music that can dance with life or invite spiritual awareness. A-