Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) is a name you should know. Part of Peckham’s 22a collective, the crew has been throwing down jazzy, soulful ideas for some time now.
Karriem Riggins is best known as a jazz drummer and hip- hop producer for artists like Common, Kanye West, The Roots, and Kaytranada, but he doesn’t categorize himself as anything but an artist.
“Examples,” the 28-track album by Eric Lau, is his third instrumental album, a veritable tapestry of vibes, ranging through Hip Hop, Soul, Jazz, Funk & Brazilian beats.
Lost for decades, South African band Batsumi, self-titled album finally see’s the light of day. Recorded in 1974 in Soweto, “Batsumi” is an intriguing, rousing reminder of the inventive styles that flourished in apartheid-era South Africa
Get ready for a breathtaking musical journey. “Wisdom of the Elders” was recorded in Johannesburg in 2015 on one of many trips Shabaka Hutchings took there to immerse himself in the country’s rich musical heritage. The album is a psalm in nine parts.
Jazz’s interstellar voyager’s “Singles” catalogue finally see’s the light of day. Strut present a new definitive collection of singles released by jazz maverick Sun Ra during his Earth years, spanning 1952 to 1991.