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Gil Scott-Heron - We're New Again: A Reimagining By Makaya McCravenPlay Jump to playlist

We're New Again is a reimagining, and complete musical reworking, of Gil Scott-Heron's final album I'm New Here, originally released in 2010.

Chicago-based Makaya McCraven enlists peers Jeff Parker, Junius Paul, Brandee Younger to perform, and also draws on samples from Agnes Zimondi and the Stephen McCraven Quartet to create the record. The results are vital. Makaya privileges the poetry of Scott-Heron, highlighting the words, pacing and puncutation with carefully drawn arrangements. Gil Scott-Heron's reflections on home, mortality, fear, family and history are heard and felt anew through this fresh frame of blues, funk, raw drum breaks, and spiritual jazz.

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Gil Scott-Heron - We're New Again: A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven

We’re New Again - A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven

Gil Scott-Heron