The Evolution Suite
Holyroller presents an hour long long Free-Jazz session in memory of the late
Sam River the piece features The Sankofaz, featuring Jason Yarde and Niles Asheber. The Sankofaz are the new keepers of the turbo jazz gates, this collective of musicians are driven by their dedication to all things fusion, spiritual, and experimental, lead by genius drummer Kikanju Baku,along Sankofaz mentor IG Culture he hopes to introduce serious music people to their brand of turbo jazz and spiritual fusion.
Also available for listening is a short piece presented by Kikanju Baku of the Sankofaz giving respect to Sam Rivers, the man and his music. The music is an uncut live session
The Evolution Suite ‘I’ve Known Rivers’. feat the Sankofaz and guests
Kikanju baku presents a short tribute
Holy Roller alongside the Sankofas pays tribute to the great Sam Rivers born 88 years ago in El Reno, Oklahoma .As a master expoent of free jazz the multi instrumentalist saxophonist took the form known as free jazz to intellectual and musical higher grounds . The prolific Rivers was to consistantly maintain this level of creativity throughout his 50 year career . Technically Rivers was second to none and knew his music to an extreme degree . He will go down in music history as a genius and legend of avant garde music.