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Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington

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Grace Jones et al.: Love Supreme Jazz Festival, Sussex

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 7 July 2016

Burt Bacharach, GoGo Penguin and Esperanza Spalding are other highlights ...

The new cool: how Kamasi, Kendrick and co gave jazz a new groove

Essay by John Lewis, The Guardian, 6 October 2016

A generation of jazz musicians has grown up with hip-hop in its blood. The result is the thrilling reinvention of a genre that has been ...

Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)

Review by John Lewis, Metro, 18 June 2018

THROUGH HIS links with Kendrick Lamar and other hip hop and R&B artists, tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington has moved from niche L.A. jazz musician into ...

Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth

Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 20 June 2018

THE CHAIN REACTION from Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly was explosive enough to blow a hole in America's musical ghettos. Hip hop's newly anointed ...

Swing Time: Kamasi Washington

Interview by Jeff Tamarkin, Reflex, 2 March 2021

AS A high profile jazz musician, Kamasi Washington is accustomed to improvising, just not in the ways that he's been forced to over the past ...


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