Gil Scott-Heron remake announced

A reimagining of Gill Scott-Heron’s last studio album will be released by Makaya McCraven under the title We’re New Again. The release marks the tenth anniversary of Scott-Heron’s album I’m New Here, to be available on LP, CD and via digital services on February 7th 2020.

Equally renowned and revered as a musician, drummer, sampler, beat-maker and producer, McCraven is widely regarded as one of the most exciting and original voices in modern jazz via a run of records that were at once genre-defying and redefining such as Universal Beings, Highly Rare and Where We Come From (CHICAGOxLONDON mixtape) for the highly influential Chicago label International Anthem.

As the New York Times states: Makaya McCraven has quietly become one of the best arguments for jazz’s vitality.”

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