Jean Carne JID012: Vinyl LP
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Label: Jazz Is Dead
Release Date: 1st July
Never sleep on the Jazz Is Dead series! 12 projects deep with Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad working with some of the pillars of underground (and not so) soul, funk, jazz, latin and gospel, and they're still recording masterclasses with the great like this on with spiritual soul jazz legend Jean Carne. Her voice still feels like it's a gift of the earth and skies, tapped from another dimension and fed right into your soul. Adrian and Ali ain't too bad other bringing some of the best new spiritual jazz playing we've heard since... well their last spiritual jazz project.
For those who dig: Spiritual and astral cosmic funk,Rotary Connection and of course Minnie Ripperton, Black Jazz Records and Jean's records with her husband Doug.
For decades, the voice of Jean Carne has been a crucial part of the American musical landscape, tying together generations of Jazz, Gospel, and R&B artists. Many will recognize Carne from her output in the early 1970s, alongside her then husband Doug Carn, for the lauded Black Jazz label. As a solo artist, backing vocalist, and vocal coach, she has contributed to and collaborated with the likes of Norman Connors, Doug Carn, Dexter Wansel, Phyllis Hyman, Lonnie Liston Smith , Michael Jackson, and many more. At 74, she shows no signs of slowing down. Her latest collaboration with Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge is a clear demonstration of the continuous referencing of the past to illuminate the future.
Come As You Are
People Of The Sun
My Mystic Life