Am amazing contemporary jazz album, 'Universal Beings' is the new project by jazz drummer / producer Makaya McCraven. Recorded with a whole host of US and UK jazz talent over two intimate live sessions and two pop-up studio sessions in New York, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. Fifteen musicians collaborated with Makaya on this album including Shabaka Hutchings, Nubya Garcia, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Daniel Casimir and Carlos Niño.
New York Side A1. A Queen's Intro / A2. Holy Land / A3. Young Genius / A4. Black Lion / A5. Tall Tales / A6. Mantra / Chicago Side B1. Pharaoh's Intro / B2. Atlantic Black / B3. Inner Flight / B4. Wise Man, Wiser Woman / B5. Prosperity's Fear/ London Side C1. Flipped OUT / C2. Voila / C3. Suite Haus / C4. The Newbies Lift Off / C5. The Royal Outro / Los Angeles Side D1. The Count Off / D2. Butterss's / D3. Turtle Tricks / D4. The Fifth Monk / D5. Brighter Days Beginning / D6. Universal Beings