The Royal Krunk Orchestra – Get It How You Live (Ropeadope)

The year-long incubation of trumpeter Russell-Gunn’s 19-piece Royal Krunk Orchestra has paid off with dividends. As realized by a stellar cast of mostly Atlanta-based musicians, Gunn’s compositions meld jazz, hip-hop, R&B, funk and a few other idioms into an easily accessible set that entertains without abandoning a discernible seriousness. The absence of Gunn’s name from…
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