Daily Discovery: Julien Daïan Quintet x Winston Mcanuff – The Play You Play Away


The upcoming album Suppose It Is Butter by Julien Daïan, out via French Paradox label, kicks off with its leading single, “The Play You Play Away,” featuring Winston McAnuff. This track exemplifies Daïan’s fusion of jazz, pop, and ethereal sounds. As a key figure in the French jazz scene, Daïan brings a novel mix of jazz, hip-hop, electronic, and tribal rhythms to this project.

For this single, Daïan joined forces with Winston McAnuff, a reggae icon whose illustrious career began in the 1940s. McAnuff has seen a resurgence in France, thanks to re-released albums and collaborations with French musicians.