W.E.S. Group - W.E.S. Group
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  1. Lumbee
  2. Timelessness
  3. How Many Times
  4. Atonement
  5. Pan-African
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  1. Lumbee
  2. Timelessness
  3. How Many Times
  4. Atonement
  5. Pan-African
  6. Journey Within
  7. The Spirit of You
  8. All the Fire
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W.E. Smith, the powerful bebop tenor and soprano sax player and namesake for this band (nee the Will Smith Quartet, changed so as not to be confused with the Fresh Prince), has a rich sense of history. Not simply the greats of jazz, whose traditions he carries on, but also that of his family ties. He honors his not-so-distant ancestors with songs that have a Pan-African them; tells a brief tale in the liner notes about his father's sheet music store in Chicago; and includes a wonderful yellowing pic of his father and other ...

W.E.S. Group 2005, Orpheus Records

UPC: 802469041521

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