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Ambrose Akinmusire: Origami Harvest (Blue Note)

It’s become relatively common for jazz artists to incorporate elements of hip-hop into their work, but the fourth studio outing by trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire is one of the more provocative of these mash-up projects to have emerged thus far. Rapper Kool A.D. (late of the alt-hip-hop aggregation Das Racist) juxtaposes a neo-Burroughsian mélange of surrealism, … Read More “Ambrose Akinmusire: Origami Harvest (Blue Note)”

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