Go ahead. You try to come up with a way of describing an hour-each, three-CD release from a youthful virtuoso saxophonist working with a collective of skilled musicians, orchestra and choir. It's
dense, ambitious and audacious, and rewards repeated listenings.
The player is Kamasi Washington, his album is The Epic, and the review at All Music does it justice. From my standpoint, it's gladdening that jazz persists, and I feel a cold weather revival coming on.
Roger’s Year in Music 2015 (Part 9): Kamasi Washington and his Epic.
Roger’s Year in Music 2015 (Part 10): But first, some 2014 leftovers.