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CD Review- BlackRoots Unlimited's The Pragmo’tive Is ‘II” Chill Out

After a hiatus of a week or so….. I’m back ‘gun blazing’ and fired up.
And, looks like this last quarter of the year has some pleasant surprises…  What am I talking about? Stay Tuned….

Now back to our review...


To describe this album some of descriptive words that come to mind are: generally mellow; soft; every note counts; feels like a series of interconnected tracks; instrumental with the exception of a few tracks with vocals.
Bottom line: Exceptional.
The CD features Pragmo N’Saiga on the Keys, who is also the lead in this album and finally you have TShaka ‘TSBR’ Mayanja on Bass Guitar providing the contextual or background sound.
The tracks come with several sounds and beats to them but more predominately you’ll pick more of a soulful R&B sound, reggae (I guess this must be TShaka’s influence having had a career in the past in reggae) is also thrown in there and also Afro Cuban sound (Latin, Salsa, South American rhythms come to mind) particularly on the last track quite aptly titled Dreaming of Havana.
The CD cover or case is tastefully designed and made. You got to have this album in your collection.
This is truly Ugandan finesse and touch at work here… you’ll certainly love it.
This is the kind of album you would want to play at home or in the car after a long day’s work… relaxing or chilling out (as it’s titled).
My Favorite Tracks

Track 1- Greatness of My Father
Track 2- Pragmo’s Jazz/R&B Concerto in Emnior
Track 6- 13 Maromme Square
Track 9- Latin Passion (Strumming My Baby) Vocals
Track 10- E.P. & Bass Groovin’
Track 15- Dreaming of Havana

The entire album is worth it … get yourself a copy ….. I bet you’ll enjoy it!

Rating: 5/5


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