I Am a Man

Jazz-rock trios based around electric guitars often lapse into an in-yer-face, more-is-more approach, but less is a beautiful thing with New York-based project Harriet Tubman on I Am a Man. Brandon Ross, whose guitar work has graced the music of Henry Threadgill and Cassandra Wilson, explores intriguing gray areas and impressionistic detours with sensitive band mates Melvin Gibbs on bass and JT Lewis on drums. It rocks, in a moody, painterly way. B

I Am a Man
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