We are excited to release the debut EP from NEW MASTERS, a rotating ensemble of leading, up-and-coming and established jazz musicians, as part of a new genre-defying project entitled ReWORKS. Available everywhere now is ReWORKS – Vol. 1, a collection of some of today’s top hits reinterpreted by this impressive lineup of brilliant representatives of the jazz world.
Boldly focusing on songs drawn from the top of today’s pop charts, today’s EP includes all-new renditions of Cardi B’s “I Like It,” Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” Drake’s “God’s Plan,” Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All The Stars,” and The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name.” The first edition of the New Masters ensemble includes pianist Sullivan Fortner, drummer Eric Harland, trumpeter Keyon Harrold, guitarist Gilad Hekselman, bassist Burniss Earl Travis and saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins. Adding his trademark spark and cohesion to the project as well as respected percussionist Bashiri Johnson. The membership of New Masters is intended to rotate in the future, to elevate attention of the project and expand the audience for the individual players.
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