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Blue Note Jazz Festival: 2017 lineup & tickets
Blue Note Jazz Festival: 2017 lineup & tickets
NYC's annual Blue Note Jazz Festival runs June 1 - 30 at various venues around the city (including many at the Blue Note itself). This year's lineup includes Pat Metheny, Dr. John, The Isley Brothers, Kool & The Gang, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jacob Collier, Hiromi, Eddie Palmieri, Cassandra Wilson, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, McCoy Tyner, Incognito, Jean-Luc Ponty, Henry Butler, Terence Blanchard, The Hot
pics: Kamasi Washington, Pharoah Sanders, & Sun Ra Arkestra @ Greenpoint Terminal
pics: Kamasi Washington, Pharoah Sanders, & Sun Ra Arkestra @ Greenpoint Terminal
It was a great night of spiritual jazz at Greepoint Terminal on Sunday night (5/8), featuring legends Pharaoh Sanders, Sun Ra Arkestra and relative newcomer Kamasi Washington. The warehouse style space (around the corner from the Brooklyn Expo Center) was lit with projections and the stage was set up in the round, with...
Kamasi Washington released ‘The Epic’ on Brainfeeder; NPR streaming its release show tonight (ft. Thundercat & more)
Kamasi Washington released ‘The Epic’ on Brainfeeder; NPR streaming its release show tonight (ft. Thundercat & more)
Jazz saxophonist/composer Kamasi Washington has been at it for over a decade -- early works include Young Jazz Giants, his quartet with Stephen Bruner aka Thundercat and others, who released a self-titled album in 2004 -- but he's been in the spotlight recently thanks to his contributions to Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly and his debut album as a bandleader, The Epic, which came out earlier this month on Flying Lotus' label Br...

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