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Tribute to the great man Gil Scott Heron, composed aftter he died.
Ben Devigne on Fender Rhodes
Luc Nyamé-Siliki and Patchworks on vocals
Guillaume Clary on Flute, all the other instruments by Patchworks
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Gil Scott Heron has joined Lady Day and John Coltrane in the pantheon of African-American artists. His influence on modern music is claimed by both artists soul and hip-hop singers as pop or rock. Patchworks, musician and producer behind many excellent projects as funky Mr President,Mister Day, was also transformed by listening to the poet’s soul. He has dedicated both emotional themes that evoke the wonderful compositions of mid-70s with Brian Jackson, who’s flute calls to mind Guillaume Clary. ‘Lady Day with RIP, RIP with John Coltrane’.
Release date: Jul 30, 2011