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Black Unstoppable

Black Earth Ensemble

Delmark Records, Chicago 2007

Nicole Mitchell flutes, composition; Ugochi vocals; David Boykin tenor sax; David Young trumpet; Tomeka Reid cello; Jeff Parker guitar; Josh Abrams bass; Marcus Evans drumset

Black Unstoppable features a diverse collection of exciting songs that touch all sides of Great Black Music. The music of Black Earth's upcoming album with Delmark Records is avant-garde jazz dipped in blues, seasoned with R&B and simmering with soul. The group ranges in size from a quartet to a nonet. Ideal instrumentation for the Black Unstoppable Project is an octet with flute (Nicole Mitchell), vocals (Ugochi), tenor sax (David Boykin), trumpet (David Young), cello (Tomeka Reid), guitar (Jeff Parker), bass (Josh Abrams) and drums (Marcus Evans).

1.  Cause and Effect 7:01

2.  Black Unstoppable 7:21

3.  February 5:39

4.  Love Has No Boundaries 8:48

5.  Sun Cycles 7:54

6.  The Creator Has Other Plans for Me 12:43

7.  Life Wants You to Love 9:04

8.  Navigator 4:02

9.  Thanking the Universe 8:37