African American, Arranger, Chris Rob, Composer, Jesse Fischer, Lakecia Benjamin, Saxophone, Shelton Gardner, Solomon Dorsey, The Hotspot Horns
Lakecia Benjamin -][- RETOX –Mp3– [Motéma Music, 2012 | Review] –
Upon receiving the debut album “RETOX” by the gifted, intriguing, talented and emerging young voice on alto and soprano saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin I was temporarily perplex by her creative yet abstract blend of shapes, tones and flavors not realizing the true depth, quality and tangible sounds this record encompasses.
After a couple of days I decided to revisit “RETOX.” With my second listen, somewhere around the third song I was drawn deeper into the talented Lakecia Benjamin’s affluent, lyrical and composed approach to her attractive arrangements and vigilant song structure on Motéma Music. Lakecia’s voice spawns with impelling force not only as a player, her compositions are fueled with excitement and boldly expressed by her self-assurance artistically. Continue reading