Track of the day: Kamasi Washington, Looking forward

The Kamasi Washington Young Turks album Becoming is to be released on 11 December, Washington's score for the Michelle Obama documentary film of the same name. There is an understated grandeur achieved in the writing delivered by the strings on …

Published: 22 Oct 2020. Updated: 20 months.

The Kamasi Washington Young Turks album Becoming is to be released on 11 December, Washington's score for the Michelle Obama documentary film of the same name. There is an understated grandeur achieved in the writing delivered by the strings on 'Looking Forward' that is very impressive and encourages nearness. As film music listened to on its own merits without film imagery the short track feels completely right and has a momentousness to it throughout.

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TLC, Tootie, Threadgill and Schaap honoured by the National Endowment for the Arts

The USA's greatest jazz honour the NEA Jazz Masters for 2021 are announced as Terri Lyne Carrington, Tootie Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. See the National Endowment for the Arts press release for futher details.

Published: 21 Oct 2020. Updated: 20 months.

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The USA's greatest jazz honour the NEA Jazz Masters for 2021 are announced as Terri Lyne Carrington, Tootie Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. See the National Endowment for the Arts press release for futher details.

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