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Sounds and Colors Interview with Kamasi Washington “The EPIC”

by on Apr.29, 2015, under Interviews, Jazzcat Hosting, News, Television

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Click and Enjoy Los Angeles Saxophonist Kamasi Washington as he talks about the new release “The EPIC” hitting the stores next week! Don’t miss the stunning performance on Monday May 4th at The Regent Theater in Downtown Los Angeles!

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The Epic is a 172-minute, three-record set that includes a 32-piece orchestra, a 20-person choir, and 17 songs overlaid with a compositional score written by Washington. Pulsing underneath is an otherworldly ten-piece band, each member of which is individually regarded as among the best young musicians on the planet

Masi Patrick


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Featuring: The Next Step
Kamasi Washington (Saxophone)
Ryan Porter (Trombone)
Dontae Winslow (Trumpet)
Patrice Quinn (Vocal)
Cameron Graves (Piano)
Brandon Coleman (Keyborads) Miles Mosley (Upright Bass) Stephen Bruner (Electric Bass) Tony Austin (Drums) Ronald Bruner (Drums) Leon Mobely (Percussion)

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W/ Special Guests:
Battlecat, Dwight Tribble, Rickey Washington, Terrace Martin and more TBA.


String and Choir Conductor: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

String Section:
Paul Cartwright (Violin)
Tylana Renga (Violin)
Jim Simone (Violin)
Molly Rogers (Viola)
Andrea Witt (Viola)
Ginger Murphy (Cello)
Atryom Manukyan (Cello)

Charles Jones
Dawn Norsleet
Mashica Winslow
Nia Andrews
Steven Wayne
Taylor Graves
Thalma de Freitas

DJ Sets by:

Daddy Kev
Daddy Kev (Low End Theory), more TBA

Doors Open at 8pm
Regent Theatre: 448 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA. 90013

Click for Directions

Online Tickets and Info:
$23 Limited Presale Tickets


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