Buster Williams: The Low End Maestro

The low end has always been terra firma for Williams, one of the all-time great bassists in modern jazz. Hear highlights of a recent set with his post-bop ensemble, Something More.

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First Listen: The Heliocentrics, ‘A World Of Masks’

The Heliocentrics

This UK-based funk ensemble took its name from a Sun Ra album. One listen to A World Of Masks and you’ll hear why.

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