Shabaka and The Ancestors, ‘We are Sent Here by History’

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The second release from Shabaka and The Ancestors, We are Sent Here by History is an astonishing record. Though perhaps coincidental, its release is timely: crafting an apocalyptic, futuristic vision with glimmers of hope to start anew with an awareness of the past. Shabaka Hutchings is well known on the contemporay London Jazz scene as one of its’ brightest stars and this record from the British-Barbadian jazz saxophonist shines brightly!