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"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make." - Truman Capote

Drummer Kendrick Scott is a technically proficient and intuitive modern jazz drummer, composer, arranger, and bandleader with a bent toward expansive post-bop. Steeped in the lineage of Roy Haynes, Tony Williams, and Elvin Jones, he is best known as the leader of the Kendrick Scott Oracle, and has also toured and recorded with a host of jazz all-stars including Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, the Crusaders, Kenny Garrett, Gary Burton, Roy Hargrove, Pat Metheny, and many others. His playing style is at once imaginative, lyrical, and versatile. As a bandleader, he arrived in 2007 with the Oracle's The Source, issued by his own World Culture Music label, and he's garnered an abundance of attention for his canny senses of swing and groove. Since then, he has recorded under his own name with his longstanding Oracle band that includes pianist Taylor Eigsti, reed and woodwind ace John Ellis, guitarist Mike Moreno, and bassist Joe Sanders. Scott's Blue Note debut, 2015's We Are the Drum, was produced by the Robert Glasper Experiment's Derrick Hodge; it made most jazz critics' best-of lists for the year

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Origin (sea glass color vinyl)
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