If you can’t beat them, join in and make money off them like they’ve made cash off you. That’s got to be the theory behind Droppin’ Science. Find the grooviest oft-borrowed masters like trumpeter Donald Byrd, organist Lonnie Smith and other Blue Note legends and get some payback from those who rip, rig and sample. Go one better and make it known throughout the CD’s liner notes just what and who did the stealing from Blue Note’s funky ’60s and ’70s.
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