Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes Deal in Reverence

London’s Tom Misch, 24, and Yussef Dayes, 27, are gifts to the modern jazz scene. Apart, they both stand as impressive musicians—singers, drummers, violinists, guitarists, you name it—but together, they elevate each other to unprecedented heights. Their collaborative album, out today via Blue Note, What Kinda Music, is not a fusion of Misch’s 2018 record Geography and the Dayes-assisted 2016 Yussef Kamaal album, Black Focus. Instead, the album plays like an excursion. Gorgeous strings, inspired drumming, and Misch’s silky vocal guide us along a 12-track jazz trip…

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