Kamasi Washington

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Multiple dates from Thursday, September 19th, 2019 to Friday, September 20th, 2019

Event Summary

Kamasi Washington live at The Theatre at Ace Hotel.

Price: $29.50 - $89.50

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When Kamasi Washington released his tour de force LP, The Epic, in 2015, it instantly set him on a path as a torchbearer for progressive, improvisational music that would open the door for new audiences to experience music unlike anything they had heard before. The 172-minute odyssey featuring his 10-piece band, The Next Step, was littered with elements of hip-hop, classical and R&B music, all major influences on the young saxophonist and bandleader, who exceeds any notions of what “jazz” music is.

 

Released to critical acclaim, The Epic won numerous “best of” awards, including the American Music Prize and the Gilles Peterson Worldwide album of the year. Washington followed that work with collaborations with other influential artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels, Ibeyi, and John Legend, and the creation of “Harmony of Difference,” a standalone multimedia installation during the 2017 Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.

Venue

The Theatre at Ace Hotel
929 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA
90015

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The event runs from 8:00pm to 11:00pm on the following dates.
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