Recorded at the Pink House, Portland Oregon 2010 by Ju Suk Reet Meate on the coldest day in his boudoir. The pieces are named after classical solo Baroque lute pieces and this deconstructed classical Baroque lute suite form will definitely piss off the purists.
VINYL FORMAT. James Yancey, better known as J Dilla, was born in Detroit. His work as a producer has a defining role in hip hop. He produced hits for A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Common, Erykah Badu and Janet Jackson. At thirty-two he passed away in Los Angeles in the care of his mother, Maureen 'Ma Dukes' Yancey, of a lupus related illness. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson pays tribute to Dilla by interpreting his music for a 60-piece orchestra featuring special guests Bilal, Dwele, Posdnuos, Talib Kweli, Karriem Riggins and more.