It's an album of incredible scope, so many textures and colours interwoven by the expansive ensemble with Kamasi as the conductor in the middle. Heaven & Earth is comprised of two halves, which find Washington confronting both cosmic themes and the day to day. It is deeply political, searching, analytical but perhaps most of all just utterly thrilling in the musical journey it takes.
A two and a half hour Jazz opus won't win over everyone, but even those who would approach with caution, we strongly advise giving it your time, you will be richly rewarded.
An instant classic.
Oh! And make sure to have a good nose around the CD/LP packaging... you never know what you might find... or hear!
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