Christian a Tunde Adjuah

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  • Summary: The latest album from the New Orleans trumpeter was inspired by the history of jazz, Mardi Gras Indians, and his own African ancestry.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
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  1. Mojo
    Aug 1, 2012
    80
    This epic finally reveals his personal vision in all its frenetic glory. [Aug 2012, p.94]
  2. Aug 1, 2012
    80
    On Christian aTunde ADJuah, Scott and company create a seamless, holistic 21st century jazz that confidently points toward new harmonic horizons.
  3. Aug 1, 2012
    80
    This double album takes its time, and it's mostly all about Scott's trumpet, but it's a tour de force just the same.
  4. Aug 1, 2012
    70
    Trumpeter Scott and his quintet simmer and stretch their way through vast emotional terrain.
  5. 60
    The album's unity of mood becomes a haze over the course of its nearly two-hour running time.
  6. Aug 7, 2012
    60
    Christian aTunde Adjuah unfortunately feels like it plays the same hand a few too many times; for all its talk of musical gambles and progressive thinking, the album surprises most by ultimately playing things a little too close to the vest.
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  1. Dec 17, 2015
    8
    While I'm not usually a fan of long albums, this album is so grand in scope that it certainly makes an exception. Christian uses the trumpetWhile I'm not usually a fan of long albums, this album is so grand in scope that it certainly makes an exception. Christian uses the trumpet like no one else, highlighting the breathy tones with every note. Expand