Kamasi Washington

Born into a musical family in Los Angeles, jazz musician Kamasi Washington attended the prestigious Hamilton High School of Music followed by UCLA. He has toured and recorded with Snoop Dogg, Raphael Saadiq, Kendrick Lamar, Gerald Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def and Chaka Khan, among others. With his 10-piece band, the Next Step, Kamasi recently released his groundbreaking album The Epic and is currently on tour worldwide. Connect with Kamasi on FacebookTwitter, his artist website and the Brainfeeder label website.
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Kamasi Washington Talks Jazz in the 21st Century

By Kamasi Washington | August 22, 2015

Kamasi Washington Talks Jazz in the 21st Century

The maestro responsible for one of 2015's most acclaimed albums (and a Kendrick Lamar collaborator) explains how jazz can work in the 21st century.