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Appreciation: Keyboardist Bernie Worrell, 1944-2016

Listening to Bernie Worrell play keyboards was like taking a trip into outer space. Sure, he spent the better part of a career perfecting, dissecting and retooling all manners of groove. But at his best, Worrell took flight. The sounds he created left earthbound rhythm behind and went bouncing around the cosmos, unfurling in waves and textures that were distinctly his own.

Read Walter Tunis’ appreciation of Bernie Worrell at his blog, The Musical Box.