Re-Invention might be a case of thou-doth-protest-too-much. For starters, there’s the title, which suggests this is version 2.0 or better of whatever came before. Then there are the assertions in the liner notes that something new is going on here. But it ain’t so. We’ve heard this sort of washed-out-neo-soul-jazz-groove thing before, in the music of Karl Denson, Soulive, the Greyboy All-Stars and many others.
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