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My People

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My People

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Joe Zawinul
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

Keyboardist Joe Zawinul, the ex- Weather Report coleader, returns to the jazz shelves after a four-year absence, with a potent blast of asymmetrical jazz world-groove music. Atmospheric yet hypnotically rhythmized, My People leans toward Zawinul’s worldly interests, from collaborations with Mali’s Salif Keita to an interlude with throat singer Bolot. File on the left end of jazz. A-

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