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John Scofield: That’s What I Say: John Scofield Plays the Music of Ray Charles

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As soon as he died, Ray Charles was everywhere: Alicia Keys conjured him at the Super Bowl, his final recording pulled down a Grammy and Jamie Foxx portrayed him in an Academy-smooched biopic. This may be more Charles than anyone can reasonably be expected to handle, but guitarist John Scofield is betting that we want a little more, giving the famous singer a

well-meaning if ungainly send-off with That’s What I Say.

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