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

You’ve reached a Premium article. To continue reading, please login or start a 3-MONTH TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION for just 99 cents/month. You’ll receive unlimited digital access plus a complimentary issue of our award-winning print magazine.
Join Our Newsletter
Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, album, events and more delivered to your inbox.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz

As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re offering an exclusive all-women CD featuring some of the greatest jazz artists in the world, including Carla Bley, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jane Bunnett, Brenda Russell, Michele Rosewoman, Leni Stern, Gabriela Anders and Keely Smith.




to claim yours for free by gifting a friend a subscription.