Music News: New Music Coming From Phillip Bailey June 12th 2019.

Love Will Find a Way marks Bailey’s first solo offering in 17 years, following his 2002 jazz record, Soul on Jazz. The musician crafted the LP with an array of collaborators including Kamasi Washington, Will.i.am, Bilal, Chick Corea, Steve Gadd, Chistian McBride, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Casey Benjamin. 

Love Will Find a Way marks Bailey’s first solo offering in 17 years, following his 2002 jazz record, Soul on Jazz. The musician crafted the LP with an array of collaborators including Kamasi Washington, Will.i.am, Bilal, Chick Corea, Steve Gadd, Chistian McBride, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Casey Benjamin.

In a statement, Bailey explained that he was inspired to record Love Will Find a Wayafter becoming aware of the the new jazz generation, led by artists like Glasper and Washington (Bailey even realized he’d long-known Washington’s father, the woodwinds player Rickey Washington, from church).

“Artists like Robert and Kamasi and Christian, they embrace the nuances of jazz and its historical value, but they’ve really infused the game with new possibilities,” Bailey said. “And I’ve been the recipient of infusion.”

Rolling Stone

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