“Yellow Sari” is the second pre-single of JJ Whitefield’s solo debut album “Brother All Alone”. A sitar – jazz funk tune with a heavy live played Hiphop beat. A stylish mix of the new Hipster jazz vibe, with Krautrock and ethno elements.
Released on the new German Neo-Jazz label Kryptox/ K7.
Guitarist and producer JJ Whitefield is kind of a legend to many Neo-Funk, Krautrock and Afro connoisseurs around the world. Before joining the Kryptox label he released albums on Ninja Tune, Stones Throw, Now Again, Daptone with his bands Karl Hector & The Malcouns, Poets of Rhythm, Whitefield, Rodinia.
He also was the band leader and co-produced the two comeback albums of Ebo Taylor for Strut Records. JJ Whitefield – the German multitalent has been living in San Francisco before coming back to Germany and now recording “Brother All Alone” – A Jazz Funk album with some of the best young heads from the new Berlin Hipster Jazz scene. The album could make some waves as Whitefield has prominent fans all over the world: American dons like Madlib, DJ Shadow, Dan Auerbach, Mark Ronson to the UK Jazz heads around the Gilles Peterson and Shabacka scene. Many of the albums of his former bands are cult. So this next step in his carrier will get some attention too.