Rafiq Bhatia’s new EP Standards Vol. 1 transforms cornerstone works by Duke Ellington, Ornette Coleman and more into immersive, otherworldly realms of sound that are uniquely his own. Working with a cast of traditional jazz’s most beloved musicians including the three-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bhatia implements dreamlike and sometimes volatile electronic techniques to recast classic repertoire as a window into the darkness underlying ordinary American life.  Featuring vocals from McLorin Salvant, listen to Bhatia’s version of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

Rafiq Bhatia’s new EP Standards Vol. 1 transforms cornerstone works by Duke Ellington, Ornette Coleman and more into immersive, otherworldly realms of sound that are uniquely his own. Working with a cast of traditional jazz’s most beloved musicians including the three-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bhatia implements dreamlike and sometimes volatile electronic techniques to recast classic repertoire as a window into the darkness underlying ordinary American life.  Featuring vocals from McLorin Salvant, listen to Bhatia’s version of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

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Standards Vol. 1

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Format: Vinyl
Label: ANTI
Rel. Date: 01/31/2020
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Standards Vol. 1
Artist: Rafiq Bhatia
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $15.99
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DISC: 1

1. In A Sentimental Mood
2. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (feat. Cecile McLorin Salvant)
3. Lonely Woman
4. The Single Petal of a Rose

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Rafiq Bhatia’s new EP Standards Vol. 1 transforms cornerstone works by Duke Ellington, Ornette Coleman and more into immersive, otherworldly realms of sound that are uniquely his own. Working with a cast of traditional jazz’s most beloved musicians including the three-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, Bhatia implements dreamlike and sometimes volatile electronic techniques to recast classic repertoire as a window into the darkness underlying ordinary American life.  Featuring vocals from McLorin Salvant, listen to Bhatia’s version of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”