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Terrace Martin. Robert Glasper. Kamasi Washington. Robert “Sput” Searight. Did we get your attention? If we didn’t we should have. These are just some of the keep reading »

Unless you’ve been trying really hard, you’ve heard of at least one member of The West Coast Get Down. Kamasi Washington‘s breakout success with The keep reading »

Vocalist Gaby Hernandez’ music has been accurately described as “a warm, nurturing hug.” It’s hard to pin down what about her songs makes them so keep reading »

At this summer’s North Sea Jazz Festival, when they weren’t leading a band or guesting with a world renowned big band, contemporary innovators Christian Scott keep reading »

Apple’s Beats1 radio is the most recent addition to the internet’s array of leading radio stations. Streaming live from cities across the world, listeners can keep reading »

On June 19th, West Coast sax-sensation Kamasi Washington joined forces with Igmar Thomas and the Revive Big Band to close out an already killer weekend keep reading »

In the past year, saxophonist and member of LA-based jazz super-group West Coast Get Down, Kamasi Washington has exploded into the spotlight. His debut record, keep reading »

Pianist Cameron Graves is no stranger to musical storytelling. As a founding member of the West Coast Get Down, better known as the band on keep reading »

2015 was quite a year in this sense – while the world may have faced great adversity, the artistic outpouring was equally tremendous. From jazz, to hip-hop, to electronic, to R&B, and everything in between, artists worldwide churned out a flood of extraordinary work that pushed boundaries and propelled music forward.

Modern saxophone colossus Kamasi Washington brought his unbridled brand of jazz to NPR‘s World Cafe Tuesday, performing three tracks while backed by an eight-piece band keep reading »