By Shae Fontana, Bleu Bop
Rising star, saxophonist, and bandleader, Lakecia Benjamin, is set to release her third full-length album on March 27th, 2020, Pursuance: The Coltranes. The driven and highly talented musician set out to make a record that captured the musical excellence and spirituality of John and Alice Coltrane. For the album, Benjamin has assembled over 40 jazz all-stars, spanning three generations, that includes Ron Carter, Gary Bartz, Regina Carter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Meshell Ndegeocello, Steve Wilson, Marc Cary, Keyon Harrold, Marcus Strickland, Brandee Younger and Jazzmeia Horn. Read the full review here.