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Shabaka & The Ancestors focuses on how vulnerability and truth can set us free / Boulder Weekly

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Millennial British saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings teamed up with a similarly aged group of South African musicians to create the genre-redefining jazz found on We Are Sent Here by History. "We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved," Shabaka told The New York Times. The album explores how toxic masculinity begets violence and authoritarianism, but it focuses on how vulnerability and truth can set us free.

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