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The Guide Senegal's N'Dour keeps trying to grab the gold ring of American crossover success through increasingly florid jazz-rock arrangements and ill...The GuideJazz Senegal's N'Dour keeps trying to grab the gold ring of American crossover success through increasingly florid jazz-rock arrangements and ill...1994-05-20
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The Guide

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Youssou N'Dour

Senegal’s N’Dour keeps trying to grab the gold ring of American crossover success through increasingly florid jazz-rock arrangements and ill-considered guest stars on The Guide. The process continues here: Neneh Cherry affably steals ”7 Seconds” right out from under the star. Yet songs like ”Generation” show N’Dour and his band relaxing into the extended rhythmic groove that has been their strength since 1988’s Immigres, still this artist’s best album. B-