• 1. Lullaby
      • 2. Timing
      • 3. People Of The Sun
      • 4. On My Mind
      • 5. Relentlessness
      • 6. Marvelous
      • 7. Black Love
      • 8. Build
      • 9. Aim High
      • 9. Aim High
      • 10. Spirit Of The Music

      Brooklyn composer-saxophonist Marcus Strickland and his band Twi-Life will release the new album People of the Sun via Blue Note/Revive Music. Strickland traces the African diaspora in a voyage of self-discovery.

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