Kahil El’zabar - Kahil El’Zabar’s America The Beautiful
LP - black vinyl
Innovative multi-percussionist Kahil El’Zabar composes, arranges and conducts an incredible new album, a tour de force musical testament to speak about the turbulent issues in America and the world today, as well as his hopes and love for a better tomorrow.
It features masterful performances by the (late, great) Hamiet Bluiett, Corey Wilkes, Tomeka Reid & the James Sanders String Qt. A strong percussion section is complimented by strings and brass, in a powerful blend of spiritual groove, melody and improvisation.- an inspired re-imagining of a better world. America the Beautiful is Kahil El’Zabar’s musical testament to the state of affairs, expressed with love, urgency, hope & spirit.