With Joy, composer and saxophonist Benjamin Boone showcases his musical collaboration with some of the outstanding musicians he met and performed with while living in Ghana for a year as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. The music, recorded in Boone’s final week in the country, is definitely joyful and inspired with wonderful arrangements of covers and original works the project’s leader. Joining Boone for the soulful set are tenor saxophonist Bernard Ayisa, pianist Victor Dey, Jr., bassist Bright Osei, drummer Frank Kissi and vocalist Sandra Huson. The result is further proof that great music and musicianship knows no boundaries.