Firenze Records presents the 20th Anniversary re-issue of Markus James’ critically acclaimed album Nightbird, recorded in Mali, West Africa

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Nightbird Reviews

“Nightbird is one of the deepest listening experiences that will hit the U.S. market this year.” – BILLBOARD MAGAZINE

“Eerily atmospheric” – DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE

“A vital mix of the Mississippi Delta and Mali, a cultural exchange of haunting beauty and mystery.” – BLUES REVUE MAGAZINE

“One of the most inspired and arresting world music/blues albums” – DIRTY LINEN MAGAZINE

“A hypnotic journey through time that goes all the way to the heart of the blues.” – WIRED MAGAZINE

“The word soulful certainly describes this excellent CD, which blues, rock, and Afro-pop enthusiasts should all be aware of.” – ALL MUSIC GUIDE

“Spare, moody, and beautiful, it builds a bridge between continents, and takes the blues home.” – ROOTS MAGAZINE (UK)