Fans of ’70s soul-jazz will love this free seven-track EP by Maryland-based music producer Zo!

An increasing number of musicians are giving away their work in a bid to get noticed. It’s a ploy followed by Maryland-based music producer Zo!. On …just visiting too, he, along with singers like Yahzarah and Carlitta Durand, pays homage to the late ’70s soul-jazz sound. The seven-track EP of covers includes Dexter Wansel’s classic Nights Over Egypt and an instrumental of Don Blackman’s Holding You, Loving You.

It’s a promising release. Fans of The Brothers Johnson and Minnie Riperton will no doubt love it. The EP is a “teaser” for Zo!’s full-length album, SunStorm, that’s scheduled for release next summer on Foreign Exchange Music. Listen to a sample of …just visiting too on this page and, if you like what you hear — and you probably will — download it here.

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