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August 15, 2011

Global Noize | A Prayer for the Planet

Album Review: Global Noize | A Prayer for the Planet

By Peggy Oliver
there is a specific musician who can reconstruct the music of Marvin
(Gaye) and Miles (Davis) and actually bring believability to those
icon’s original versions, Jason Miles would easily qualify. The
keyboardist is quite familiar with sculpting soul, pop, jazz, funk and
turntable wizardry into slightly unconventional, yet still accessible
musical delights. More than just a seasoned sideman/producer who has
worked with Davis, Chaka Khan and Ivan Lins to name a few, Miles was
always willing to stretch beyond the mainstream. After all, who could
also pull off playing the songbook of quirky pop stylist Bjork by
forming The Bjorkestra? To continue, please click “MORE”!