Stream Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad’s New Album ‘Jazz is Dead 001’ ft. Roy Ayers, Gary Bartz and More
The Midnight Hour duo rallies spiritual jazz giants on their latest project.
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad have released a new compilation album, Jazz is Dead 001.
Sharing a name and launch date with a new label from the Midnight Hour duo and ArtDontSleep founder, Andrew Lojero, the compilation expands on a live event series founded by Lojero and the producers in Los Angeles, pairing them with heavily-sampled American and Brazilian jazz royals on drool-worthy bills.
PLAYLIST: The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Thundercat, Mac Miller, CHIKA and More
On the imprint’s debut release, Younge and the A Tribe Called Quest producer compose original tracks with Roy Ayers, Gary Bartz, Brian Jackson, Azymuth, Marcos Valle and more, taking hip-hop’s obsession with spiritual jazz and bossa to stratospheric heights. It follows their self-titled 2018 debut and a live album released last year.
Hear Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad’s Jazz is Dead 001 compilation below. Hold tight for their next transmission.