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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...
Cuneiform Records celebrating 30 years tonight in Brooklyn w/ Curtis Hasselbring, Microscopic Septet & Ideal Bread
Cuneiform Records celebrating 30 years tonight in Brooklyn w/ Curtis Hasselbring, Microscopic Septet & Ideal Bread
Founded in 1984 and based in Washington DC , Cuneiform Records is one of the longest-running and largest independent record labels in North America, dedicated to releasing high-quality recordings by some of the world's best and most adventurous musicians, and distributing and promoting these releases worldwide...
The Thing releasing an LP, playing the Guggenheim w/ Arto Lindsay & Richard Hell, planning live LP w/ Thurston Moore
The Thing releasing an LP, playing the Guggenheim w/ Arto Lindsay & Richard Hell, planning live LP w/ Thurston Moore
Swedish free-jazz saxophonist Mats Gustafsson has a number of European dates with his trio The Thing (with bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love) coming up, and he'll also bring them to NYC for a show at the Guggenheim museum on November 20th in celebration of the Christopher Wool exhibit...

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