The Uptown Strut -- Sankofa, CD
Bessie Smith, Ray Charles, Louis Jordan, Jimmy Cliff, Laura Henton, Sly Stone, Frank Stokes and the McCoy Brothers all get the Sankofa Treatment! String Band, Jug Band, Jump Blues, Reggae... all filtered through post-Hip Hop and Alternative eyes. Music from the 1830s, 1920s to 1970s, plus an Alt-Indie hit from today. This second incarnation of Sankofa Strings features the Carolina Cholate Drops' Dom Flems, Sule Greg Wilson, Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago) and Ndidi Onukwulu, with special guest artists John Sebastian, Professor Louie, and Paul Rishell.