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  • 1. A Queen's Intro
  • 2. Holy Lands
  • 3. Young Genius
  • 4. Black Lion
  • 5. Tall Tales
  • 6. Mantra
  • 7. Pharaoh's Intro
  • 8. Atlantic Black
  • 9. Inner Flight
  • 10. Wise Man, Wiser Woman
  • 11. Prosperity's Fear
  • 12. Flipped OUT
  • 13. Voila
  • 14. Suite Haus
  • 15. The Newbies Lift Off
  • 16. The Royal Outro
  • 17. The Count Off
  • 18. Butterss's
  • 19. Turtle Tricks
  • 20. The Fifth Monk
  • 21. Brighter Days Beginning
  • 22. Universal Beings

Universal Beings is jazz drummer / producer Makaya McCraven's most ambitious, elegant and refined work yet. Recorded at two intimate live sessions and two studio sessions across the jazz hotbed cities of New York, Chicago, London, and Los Angeles. McCraven collaborated with an all-star cast of improvisers including Shabaka Hutchings, Nubya Garcia, Jeff Parker, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson,Tomeka Reid, Brandee Younger and Carlos Niño!

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