Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Gary Bartz NTU Troop - Juju Street Songs
Here is another soulful spiritual jazz gem titled "I Wanna Be Were You Are" from Gary Bartz NTU Troop. This brilliant piece is the opening track on the group's 1972 album Juju Street Songs. This is just one of the many great tracks included on this record, which also features standout cuts like "Black Maybe", "Teheran", the jazz-funk gem "Bertha Baptist" and the Afro-Caribbean influenced "African Unite". This recording was released on the heels of both Harlem Bush Music releases, and maintains a similar feel as those sessions. Overall, another powerful statement from a group that mastered the ability to record passionate spiritual music while maintaining a funky groove. Enjoy!
Gary Bartz NTU Troop - I Wanna Be Were You Are