The Revolution Will Be Jazz: Vocalist Giacomo Gates Revisits His Homage to Gil Scott-Heron

It was 2008, in Toronto, Canada, when Mark Ruffin asked me if I dug Gil Scott-Heron. I responded, “Of course, I remember when he first hit.” He said, “I want to produce a recording of Gil’s tunes, and I want you to sing it.” Solid. Mark is a huge fan of Gil, and sends me

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