Brother Sister Somebody forgot to tell this four-piece London band that its brand of jazz-funk fusion lacked oomph . Brother Sister boasts the same sinewy grooves, but… Brother Sister Somebody forgot to tell this four-piece London band that its brand of jazz-funk fusion lacked oomph . Brother Sister boasts the same sinewy grooves, but… The Brand New Heavies Jazz
Music Review

Brother Sister (1994)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: The Brand New Heavies; Genre: Jazz

Somebody forgot to tell this four-piece London band that its brand of jazz-funk fusion lacked oomph. Brother Sister boasts the same sinewy grooves, but the group hasn't loosened up any.If only the musicianship — which too often gets in the way of the rhythms — could match the easygoing soulfulness of N'Dea Davenport's honeyed vocals. B-

Originally posted Mar 25, 1994 Published in issue #215 Mar 25, 1994 Order article reprints