Moor Mother
Jazz Codes
LP (gold/yellow)
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1Umzansi (feat Black Quantum Futurism & Mary Lattimore) (feat Black Quantum Futurism & Mary Lattimore)
2April 7th (feat Keir Neuringer) (feat Keir Neuringer)
3Golden Lady (feat Melanie Charles) (feat Melanie Charles)
4Joe Mcphee Nation Time (feat Keir Neuringer - intro) (feat Keir Neuringer - intro)
5Ode To Mary (feat Orion Sun & Jason Moran) (feat Orion Sun & Jason Moran)
6Woody Shaw (feat Melanie Charles) (feat Melanie Charles)
7Meditation Rag (feat Aquiles Navarro & Alya Al Sultani) (feat Aquiles Navarro & Alya Al Sultani)
8So Sweet Amina (feat Justmadnice & Keir Neuringer) (feat Justmadnice & Keir Neuringer)
9Dust Together (feat Wolf Weston & Aquiles Navarro) (feat Wolf Weston & Aquiles Navarro)
10Rap Jasm (feat akai Solo & Justmadnice) (feat akai Solo & Justmadnice)
11Blues Away (feat Fatboi Sharif) (feat Fatboi Sharif)
12Blame (feat Justmadnice) (feat Justmadnice)
13Arms Save (feat Nicole Mitchell) (feat Nicole Mitchell)
14Real Trill Hours (feat Yung Morpheus) (feat Yung Morpheus)
15Evening (feat Wolf Weston) (feat Wolf Weston)
16Barely Woke (feat Wolf Weston) (feat Wolf Weston)
17Noise Jism
18Thomas Stanley Jazzcodes (feat Irreversible Entanglements & Thomas Stanley - outro) (feat Irreversible Entanglements & Thomas Stanley - outro)

Called "the poet laureate of the apocalypse" by Pitchfork, Moor Mother releases »Jazz Codes«, a companion to her celebrated 2021 release »Black Encyclopedia of the Air«.

»Jazz Codes« uses poetry as a starting point, but the collection moves toward more melody, more singing voices, more choruses and more complexity. In its warm, densely layered course through jazz, blues, soul, hip-hop, »Jazz Codes« sets the ear blissfully adrift and unhitches the mind from habit. Through her work, Ayewa illuminates the principles of her interdisciplinary collaborative practice Black Quantum Futurism, a theoretical framework for creating counter-chronologies and envisioning Black quantum womanist futures that rupture exclusionary versions of history and future through art, writing, music, and performance.