Avery R. Young - Tubman. (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 254 MB | Tracks: 14 | 43:52 min
Style: R&B, Soul, Funk, Pop | Label: FPE Records
Crossing the genres of House, Blues, Jazz and Rock, poet, singer and songwriter avery r. young has been on the scene in Chicago for decades, lending his pipes to albums by Catfish Haven, Marvin Tate, and many others. His debut album booker t. soltreyne: a race rekkid (2013) examined race relations in the Obama-Era and featured crowd favorites such as resurrec(t) fred (for slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton Sr.) & ham sammich(es). This work led him to be co-writer and background vocalist on JC Brooks's Red, Black and Blue EP (2018) and featured vocalist on visionary composer and flutist Nicole Mitchell's Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds (FPE Records, 2017), which was named #1 jazz album of the year in the New York Times and placed in the top 5 of the NPR Jazz Critics Poll.