Preview “Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds,” the upcoming release from Nicole Mitchell


Flautist Nicole Mitchell and her Black Earth Ensemble have a new album on the horizon.  Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds is getting released May 5, 2017 on FPE Records.

Here’s a preview of what’s to come…

Your album personnel:  Nicole Mitchell (flute, electronics), Avery R Young (vocals), Kojiro Umezaki (shakuhachi), Renée Baker (violin), Tomeka Reid (cello, banjo), Alex Wing (electric guitar, oud), Tatsu Aoki (bass, shamisen, taiko) and Jovia Armstrong (percussion).

You can learn more about the album and pre-order it on the label’s Bandcamp page.

It’s also available at Amazon.

UPDATE:  I have included this album as one of my Best of Bandcamp Jazz recommendations for The Bandcamp Daily.