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By adhering so much to its grand formula, Heaven and Earth comes off as even more cumbersome than The Epic.

Heaven and Earth is the second studio album by American jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington. It was released on June 22, 2018, through Young Turks Recordings.

Kamasi Washington-a tenor saxophonist, bandleader, and composer with the profile of a low-level pop star-designed his second full-length album as a metaphysical dyad, unfolding over two halves that each run over an hour. Far and away the strongest musical statement of his career, it’s also an exercise in contrast, if not outright contradiction. The Earth side of this album represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of, Washington explained in advance press materials. Heaven and Earth proposes a play of external and internal realities-a bedrock of philosophical thought often framed as mind-body dualism.

Kamasi Washington has announced his full-length follow-up to 2015’s The Epic. It’s called Heaven and Earth (out June 22 via Young Turks).

Kamasi Washington’s new double album, Heaven and Earth, picks up on the ambitious ideas he introduced on his breakout 2015 LP, The Epic. Kamasi Washington’s new double album, Heaven and Earth, picks up on the ambitious ideas he introduced on his breakout 2015 LP, The Epic. By Giovanni Russonello. The trumpeter Dontae Winslow, who was not on the previous album, caps the track with a subtly affecting solo. Yet there are also moments of almost direct overlap with The Epic. On Testify, a jouncing and catchy vehicle for Ms. Quinn (whose singing offers rewards at every turn), Mr. Washington clearly recycles the pacing and even the harmonic design of The Rhythm Changes from The Epic. And on Show Us the Way, the pianist Cameron Graves pounds a pattern distinctly reminiscent of his old part in Change of the Guard.

Kamasi Washington’s sophomore album Heaven and Earth not only fulfills its overarching ambition, but illustrates the dialectic between seen and unseen, real and imagined, citizen and culture, self and self, as well as self and other, and does so through the lens of a mature but never jaded revolutionary consciousness. The artist’s own words best convey the inspiration behind this monolith of an album The world that my mind lives in, lives in my mind. This idea inspired me to make this album Heaven and Earth.

Kamasi Washington Announces New Album, 'Heaven and Earth'. Kamasi Washington on how South Central shaped his experiential new record. Kamasi Washington - "Space Travelers Lullaby" & "Fists of Fury".

Los Angeles saxophonist and band leader Kamasi Washington cuts a divisive figure in the jazz world. His second LP, a conceptual double album exploring earth (reality) and heaven (idealisation), is perhaps unlikely to sway the old guard, but it pushes forward with a purposeful vitality that was at times missing from his debut album, The Epic

Befitting the title, Heaven & Earth also contains Washington’s most explicitly spiritual material since 2008’s underground record Light of the World; if more churches played songs like Journey and Will You Sing on Sundays, those sanctuaries might be standing room only. The Bad: Even excellent records have their fault, however small, and Heaven & Earth is no exception. Occasionally, the energy flags on the more contemplative (but no less engaging) Heaven, and the sheer volume and quality of ostentatious solos might leave you feeling overstimulated during an extended listen. Listening to Heaven & Earth will give you a better sense of Washington, the man and the artist, as well as the moods and textures of the America in which he resides. It’ll also give you the chance to say you heard him when he was still, it seems, on the ascent towards the heights of his considerable powers.

Tracklist Hide Credits

Earth
1-1 Fists Of Fury
Composed By – James Wong, Joseph Koo, Ku Chia HuiProducer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:42
1-2 Can You Hear Him
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
8:54
1-3 Hub-Tones
Composed By – Freddie HubbardProducer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:09
1-4 Connections
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
8:23
1-5 Tiffakonkae
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:24
1-6 The Invincible Youth
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:52
1-7 Testify
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi WashingtonLyrics By – Kamasi Washington, Patrice Quinn
5:43
1-8 One Of One
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:50
Heaven
2-1 The Space Travelers Lullaby
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
10:31
2-2 Vi Lua Vi Sol
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By, Lyrics By – Kamasi Washington
11:06
2-3 Street Fighter Mas
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
5:57
2-4 Song For The Fallen
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
12:41
2-5 Journey
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi WashingtonLyrics By – Patrice Quinn
8:50
2-6 The Psalmnist
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Ryan Porter
7:18
2-7 Show Us The Way
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By, Lyrics By – Kamasi Washington
6:51
2-8 Will You Sing
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By, Lyrics By – Kamasi Washington
10:12
The Choice
3-1 The Secret Of Jinsinson
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
8:07
3-2 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Composed By – Gerald Goffin And Carole King*Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
9:40
3-3 My Family
Composed By, Producer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
6:34
3-4 Agents Of Multiverse
Composed By – Chris Dave, Kamasi WashingtonProducer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
5:22
3-5 Ooh Child
Composed By – Stan VincentProducer, Arranged By – Kamasi Washington
8:53

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Shoto Mas Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Shoto Mas Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Molique Music
  • Copyright (c) – Kamasi Music
  • Copyright (c) – Hubtones Music Co.
  • Copyright (c) – Ryan Porter Progressive Music Publishing Company
  • Copyright (c) – Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Drum Hedz 713 Music
  • Copyright (c) – Kama Sutra Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Stan Vincent Music
  • Licensed To – Young Turks Recordings
  • Manufactured By – Optimal Media GmbH – AI13886
  • Recorded At – Vox Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Henson Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Stagg Street Studio

Credits

  • Art Direction – Kamasi Washington
  • Choir – Amaya Washington (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Angelo D. Johnson Jr. (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Cameron Graves (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Dr. Dawn Norfleet* (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Dustin W. Warren* (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Jackie Fiske (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Mashica Winslowdynasty* (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7, 2-8), Mashica Winslow (tracks: 3-1), Nia Andrews (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Patrice Quinn (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Sonnet Simmons (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Steven Wayne (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Taylor Graves (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Thalma de Freitas (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Layout – Phil Lee
  • Mastered By [Mastering Engineer] – Kevin "Daddy Kev" Moo*
  • Mixed By [Assistant Mixing Engineer] – Bradley Giroux, Derrick Stockwell
  • Mixed By [Mixing Engineer] – Russell Elevado
  • Musician, Alto Saxophone – Terrace Martin (tracks: 1-5)
  • Musician, Bass [Upright Bass] – Carlos Del Puerto (tracks: 2-2), Gabe Noel (tracks: 2-7), Miles Mosley (tracks: 3-1 to 3-3, 3-5)
  • Musician, Bass [Upright Bass], Electric Bass – Miles Mosley (tracks: 1-1 to 1-3, 1-5 to 2-1, 2-3 to 2-6, 2-8)
  • Musician, Drums – Chris "Daddy" Dave* (tracks: 3-4), Jonathan Pinson (tracks: 1-4, 2-7), Robert "Sput" Searight (tracks: 1-8, 2-3, 2-8), Robert Miller (tracks: 1-4, 2-2, 2-7), Ronald Bruner, Jr.* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-3, 1-5 to 1-7, 2-1, 2-3 to 2-6, 3-1, 3-5), Tony Austin (tracks: 1-1 to 1-3, 1-5 to 2-6, 2-8)
  • Musician, Drums, Percussion – Tony Austin (tracks: 3-1 to 3-3, 3-5)
  • Musician, Electric Bass – Gabe Noel (tracks: 1-4), Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner* (tracks: 1-6, 2-4)
  • Musician, Keyboards, Organ – Brandon Coleman (tracks: 1-1 to 1-8, 3-1, 3-3, 3-5)
  • Musician, Keyboards, Organ, Vocoder – Brandon Coleman (tracks: 2-1 to 2-8)
  • Musician, Lead Vocals – Dwight Trible (tracks: 1-1), Matachi Nwosu (tracks: 3-5), Patrice Quinn (tracks: 1-1, 1-7, 2-5, 3-2), Steven Wayne (tracks: 3-5)
  • Musician, Percussion – Allakoi Peete (tracks: 1-1, 1-3, 1-7, 1-8, 2-2 to 2-4, 3-1), Kahlil Cummings (tracks: 1-1, 1-3, 1-7, 1-8, 2-2 to 2-4, 3-1)
  • Musician, Piano – Cameron Graves (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4, 1-6 to 3-3, 3-5), Jameal Dean* (tracks: 1-5)
  • Musician, Tenor Saxophone – Kamasi Washington, Rickey Washington (tracks: 3-3)
  • Musician, Trombone – Ryan Porter (tracks: 1-1 to 3-3, 3-5)
  • Musician, Trumpet – Chris Gray (tracks: 3-5), Dontae Winslow (tracks: 1-1 to 1-8, 2-2 to 3-1, 3-3)
  • Orchestra, Bass [Upright Bass] – Dominic Thiroux (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Bassoon – Amber Joy Wyman (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Cello – Adrienne Woods (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Ginger Murphy (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Peter PT Jacobson* (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Clarinet – Tracy Wannomae (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Flute – Rickey Washington (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, French Horn – Amy Sanchez (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Laura Brenes (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Oboe – Greg Martin (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Tuba – Marc T. Bolin (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Viola – Brittany Cotto (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Caroline Buckman (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Chad Jackson (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Landon Jones (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Molly Rogers (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Morgan Matadero (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Tom Lea (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Orchestra, Violin – Jen Simone (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Martino (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Paul Jacob Cartwright* (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Ray Suen (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Reiko Nakano (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Rocio Marron (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Yvette Devereaux (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1), Yvette Holzwarth (tracks: 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-8, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-7 to 3-1)
  • Photography By – B+*, Mike Park
  • Recorded By [Assistant Recording Engineer] – Barklie Griggs, Bradley Giroux, Chris Claypool, Christopher Cerullo, Derrick Stockwell
  • Recorded By [Lead Recording Engineer] – Michael Harris
  • Recorded By [Recording Engineer] – Benjamin Tierney, Tony Austin

Notes

Issued in a 6-panel digisleeve, with two 4-page booklets plus one 2-page booklet. Comes with sticker on the shrinkwrap.
Third CD "The Choice" is situated in the middle section of the foldout cover, which needs to be cut open to give access to this 'hidden' part of the release.

Recording studios: Electro-Vox Recording; Henson Recording Studio; and Stagg Street Studio

Track 1-1 © 2018 Molique Music (BMI)
Tracks 1-2, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7, 2-8, 3-1, 3-3 © 2018 Kamasi Music (ASCAP)
Track 1-3 © 2018 Hubtones Music Co (BMI)
Track 1-7 lyrics by Patrice Quinn (ASCAP) and Kamasi Washington.
Track 2-5 lyrics by Patrice Quinn (ASCAP)
Track 2-6 © 2018 Ryan Porter Progressive Music Publishing Company (ASCAP)
Track 3-2 © 2018 Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc. (BMI)
Track 3-4 © 2018 Kamasi Music (ASCAP) and © 2018 Drum Hedz 713 Music (SESAC).
Track 3-5 © 2018 Kama Sutra Music Music Inc. / Stan Vincent Music (BMI)

All rights on behalf of Kamasi Washington administered by Words & Music, a division of Big Deal Music Group; on behalf of Molique Music administered by BMG Platinum Songs US; on behalf of Kama Sutra Music Inc., Stan Vincent Music administered by EMI Unart Catalog Inc.

℗ 2018 Shoto Mas Inc.
Under exclusive license to Young Turks Recordings
© 2018 Shoto Mas Inc.
Under exclusive license to Young Turks Recordings

Made in EU

All discs contain CD-Text.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 89030 01762 8
  • Barcode (Scanned: UPC_A): 889030017628
  • Label Code: LC 34645
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): manufactured by optimal media GmbH AI13886-01
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L577
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 9709
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): manufactured by optimal media GmbH AI13886-02
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L578
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 9758
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): manufactured by optimal media GmbH AI13886-03
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI L578
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI 9743
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: SESAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
YT176LP Kamasi Washington Heaven And Earth ‎(5xLP, Album) Young Turks YT176LP Europe 2018
none Kamasi Washington Heaven And Earth ‎(16xFile, MP3, Album, 256) Young Turks none 2018
YT176CD Kamasi Washington Heaven And Earth ‎(3xCD, Album) Young Turks YT176CD US 2018
YT176LP Kamasi Washington Heaven And Earth ‎(5xLP, Album) Young Turks YT176LP US 2018
YT176CDJP Kamasi Washington Heaven And Earth ‎(3xCD, Album, UHQ) Young Turks, Beat Records YT176CDJP Japan 2018


Moonworm
For those careful vinyl lovers...hold the album upright, with the top/bottom covers butterflied outwards for balance. Looking over the top of the middle spine, slice carefully with a knife along the corrugated edge. No need to tear this open - just slit across the top and the album cover nicely holds the 5th disc for storage as well.
Nilabor
there is a bonus vinyl included in the vinyl boxset, too!
Wyameluna
Do all 2CDs come with that hidden 3rd CD?I can find in the stores and even at the label homepage only a 2CD version.
Trash Obsession
OK, now I see, "needs to be cut open". It actually worked, without things getting messed up.
Adaly
Could someone please tell me how you accessed the third cd without tearing up the whole package/case? I don't dare to...
Risinal
Thank you for the information about the bonus included in the CD versions and even in the LP Box set.
inetserfer
Yes, the third disc is part and parcel of the double; advance reviewers either missed it or were working from digital downloads. It truly is a "mystery" disc; I discovered it by accident.
allegro
I have the Japanese version, and it comes with the 3rd CD.
zzzachibis
It appears it's intentionally ommitted from all official descriptions of the album so all listings will still promote it as a 2CD release
Kamasi Washington - Heaven And Earth mp3 album
Performer:
Kamasi Washington
Title:
Heaven And Earth
Genre:
FLAC size:
1349 mb
MP3 size:
1637 mb
WMA size:
1374 mb
Country:
Released:
Style:
Contemporary Jazz, Soul-Jazz, Fusion
Rating:
4.6
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