Harriet Tubman: Prototype

Harriet Tubman explores the frontier where funk, rhythm and melody converge as sound and energy. The New York City-based trio with Brandon Ross on guitar Melvin Gibbs on bass and J.T. Lewis on drums, pulled cuts for "Prototype" from several live shows. The CD captures their dynamic and spontaneous sound from the cutting edge of electric improvisation.
Prototype
Released: 1/1/2001
Label: Jasrac
Genre: Jazz
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