JAZZ ON SUNDAY: MAKAYA McCRAVEN - NEWPORT 2021

October 3, 2021 – 6:02 am

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MAKAYA McCRAVEN
Newport 2021 [no label, 1CD]

Newport Jazz Festival. Ft Adams State Park, Newport, RI; July 30, 2021. Very good audience recording.

Thanks to taper
Mr Mountjoy and to RandyBayers for sharing the show at Dime.

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Mac Randall, jazztimes.com:

Back at the Quad, drummer Makaya McCraven led an intricate conversation with guitarist Matt Gold, trumpeter Marquis Hill, and bassist Junius Paul. The latter made it sound even more like a conversation, as he vocalized while playing. This had its good and not-so-good points; Paul’s singing frequently seemed to be in search of an alternate tonal center, but the open microphone also endearingly showed how many times McCraven’s surprising fills and beat-shifting made his rhythm-section companion chuckle.

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Makaya McCraven is a beat scientist. The bleeding edge drummer, producer, and sonic collagist is one of Chicago’s savviest cultural players and a multi-talented force whose inventive process & intuitive, cinematic style defy categorization. “You are listening to one incredible musician. His style and sound is unique, a heady, skillful, sophisticated and boldly uncompromising mix of jazz and hip hop…” (UK Vibe)

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Track 01. Intro 0:39
Track 02. In These Times 12:18
Track 03. Three-Fifths a Man 11:36
Track 04. She Knew 10:31
Track 05. I’m New Here [Gil Scott-Heron] 7:31
Track 06. This Place, That Place 8:14
Track 07. There Comes a Time [Tony Williams] 7:33
Track 08. The Bounce 6:22
65 mins

Lineup:
Makaya McCraven - drums
Marquis Hill - trumpet
Junius Paul - electric and acoustic basses, percussion, vocals
Matt Gold - guitar

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  1. 10 Responses to “JAZZ ON SUNDAY: MAKAYA McCRAVEN - NEWPORT 2021”

  2. Trolls galore, gay homos , and now this stupid captcha shit . What’s the purpose of this ? Is IT big o ? Or just an Internet virus ? It’s very tiresome, especially when you get everything correct and have to repeat the process several times. This won’t help the blog anymore than that cloudfare crap .

    By Sick of bullshit Captcha on Oct 3, 2021

  3. Rumor has it Makaya gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Oct 3, 2021

  4. U L E , how do these rumors get started . Seventies rockers had groupies to spread the word , no groupies anymore, just female men haters of the me too movement.

    By T J on Oct 3, 2021

  5. Tj , maybe it’s men’s room sightings and whip it out contests like Uncle Milte .

    By Scaromouch on Oct 3, 2021

  6. Tom Jones once admitted on the Howard Stern show that he lost a whip it out contest to Uncle Milte in Vegas . Uncle Milte was undefeated in whip it out contests . Undisputed champ .

    By Scaromouch on Oct 3, 2021

  7. Uncle Milte used to be a special guest at the rat packs many sauna gang bangs in the 50s and 60s . When Frank Sinatra was his junk , he had him banned . Franks ego couldn’t stand not being the biggest

    By Scaromouch on Oct 3, 2021

  8. Sounds to me that Scaramouch is another coc khound like the famous U-L-E

    By T J on Oct 3, 2021

  9. Rumor has it Makaya gots a Big Un. I would suck him off in New York minute

    By U L E on Oct 4, 2021

  10. I’m such a queer

    By U L E on Oct 4, 2021

  11. Last two twernt me . More fakes

    By U L E on Oct 4, 2021

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