Friday, August 4

Kamasi Washington – What's in my Bag?

"Kamasi Washington is a Los Angeles-born jazz saxophonist, bandleader and composer. He studied Ethnomusicology at UCLA, where he played music with faculty members such as Billy Higgins, Kenny Burrell and Gerald Wilson. Throughout his career, he has played alongside artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Lauryn Hill, Snoop Dogg, Nas, George Duke, Chaka Khan, Flying Lotus and Raphael Saadiq. In 2015, Washington garnered critical acclaim when he worked on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly and released his debut full-length, a 3-LP album aptly entitled The Epic. He will be touring North America in early 2016."
Amoeba (Video)

2015 December: The Epic - Kamasi Washington (2015), 2016 December: Throttle Elevator Music featuring Kamasi Washington (2016), 2017 April: Harmony of Difference (EP - 2017), 2017 June: "The Rhythm Changes"