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Charles Lloyd & the Marvels: I Long to See You

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In 2015, after 25 years with ECM, where he created one of the lasting bodies of work in modern jazz, Charles Lloyd moved to Blue Note. His first Blue Note release, Wild Man Dance, was well received. His second will initially cause concern in some quarters. “Charles Lloyd & the Marvels”? Vocal tracks with Willie Nelson and Norah Jones? WTF?

Everyone can relax. I Long to See You is mostly gorgeous.

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