Album: “Awakened By A Noon Day Sun” – NDN Jazz
Artist: Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor
Genre: Jazz/ Jazz-Funk/ Break-Beat
Label: LMMGM/ Spirit Wind Records
“Awakened By A Noon Day Sun” (LMMGM – 116) is the latest album from NDN Jazz-Funk Man, Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor. A Mashpee Wampanoag, this album is a funky NDN (Native American) exploration of the composer as melodic storyteller. As the 2010 and 2012 NEUMA winner for ‘Best Male Jazz’ artist, Mwalim remains one of the more sought after live and session keyboard players and producers in the contemporary jazz, soul and funk arenas; look out for upcoming collaborations between Mwalim and A-List of R&B, Hip-hop, jazz and spoken-word artists. This album marks Mwalim’s debut on the Spirit Wind Records label.