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Why Everyone is Talking About Makaya McCraven

Makaya McCraven’s Universal Beings is one of the year’s best records, a sprawling edit of improvisational sessions with a new school of jazz heavyweights in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, and New York. McCraven’s hometown newspaper, The Chicago Tribune, rightly notes in a new piece, “people can’t stop talking about Makaya McCraven.” They explore some reasons why and McCraven’s ingenious cycle of improvs and edits and improvs. Check it out, and see him at Big Ears 2019.

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