Kamasi Washington – Tickets – Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA – December 6th, 2017

Kamasi Washington

The Bowery Presents and Georgia Theatre Present

Kamasi Washington

Wed · December 6, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Georgia Theatre

$29.50 - $95.00

This event is 18 and over

Kamasi Washington - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Kamasi Washington
Kamasi Washington is an American jazz musician based in Los Angeles, CA. Born into a musical family, Kamasi began playing saxophone at the age of 13, later attending the prestigious Hamilton High School of Music followed by UCLA. He has toured and recorded with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Rapahel Saadiq, Kendrick Lamar, Gerald Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, Harvey Mason and Chaka Khan, to name a few. Kamasi released his groundbreaking solo album, “The Epic,” on May 5th, 2015. The 172-minute, triple disc masterpiece, which includes a full string orchestra and full choir, debuted at #1 on several iTunes Jazz charts, including the US, Canada, Australia, Russia and UK. In addition to composing his own music, Kamasi is part of a west coast musical collective called the “West Coast Get Down.” He was voted the “Best New Music” on Pitchfork and has also had press in the New York Times, LA Weekly, and on NPR. Catch his world tour in fall of 2015.
Venue Information:
Georgia Theatre
215 N. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA, 30601
http://www.georgiatheatre.com/