It’s not immediately clear that African Time is a jazz album at all. However, perusing the CD digipak’s details, there are obvious clues that if not exactly jazz, it is certainly jazz-related. The first indication is the revelation that sharing the composing duties along with singers Gwen Thomas and Tiana Ewane is co-composer and guitarist Femi Temowa, who’s no stranger to jazz, as his 2011 album Orin Meta will attest. In addition to playing the guitar parts, Temowa also produced the album. Then there are other well-known names from the jazz world participating here including, amongst others, keyboardist Oli Rockberger, Michael Olatuja on bass and special guest, alto saxophonist Soweto Kinch. 

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