Shabaka and the Ancestors is a project initiated by a leading figure of the London jazz scene, saxophonist-clarinettist and composer Shabaka Hutchings (Sons of Kemet and The Comet Is Coming), built around musicians from South Africa.
We Are Sent Here by History is the second album of this group and follows their album Wisdom of Elders, released in 2016.
Spiritual jazz in the vein of Pharoah Sanders and John Coltrane.
-A /They Who Must Die/You’ve Been Called/
-B /Go My Heart, Go To Heaven/Behold, The Deceiver/Run, The Darkness Will Pass/
-C /The Coming Of The Strange Ones/Beast Too Spoke Of Suffering/We Will Work (On Redefining Manhood)/
-D /’Til The Freedom Comes Home/Finally, The Man Cried/Teach Me How To Be Vulnerable/