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Kamasi Washington Sets Bodies in Motion on ‘Fearless Movement’

Kamasi Washington Sets Bodies in Motion on ‘Fearless Movement’

Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington’s latest album, Fearless Movement, inspires motion and emotion by combining contemporary jazz with pop, soul, and rap.

Metallica Take Over San Francisco with Help From Kamasi Washington

Metallica Take Over San Francisco with Help From Kamasi Washington

Metallica celebrate their 40th anniversary with a pair of career-spanning arena shows and bonus club shows from friends including Kamasi Washington.

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington Join Together to Take Berkeley Higher

Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington Join Together to Take Berkeley Higher

Two generations of Jedi jazz masters join forces for a majestic co-headlining tour. Like Kamasi Washington, Herbie Hancock expresses sentiment for the good people of humanity coming together to transcend the chaos of modern times.

Truth and Inspiration: Photos of Afropunk 2019

Truth and Inspiration: Photos of Afropunk 2019

Afropunk 2019 celebrated black music and culture with performances by FKA twigs, Kamasi Washington, Brittany Howard, the Suffers and more.

The 70 Best Albums of 2018

The 70 Best Albums of 2018

From forward-looking electronic and experimental to new approaches in the ever-evolving R&B scene, from hip-hop and punk to rock and pop, 2018 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.

Kamasi Washington Brings Truth and Harmony to San Francisco

Kamasi Washington Brings Truth and Harmony to San Francisco

It's inspiring to witness Kamasi Washington and his cohorts carrying the torch for San Francisco's socio-cultural musical revolution of the 1960s here some 50 years later.

Kamasi Washington Continues His Sprawling Musical Attack with ‘Heaven and Earth’

Kamasi Washington Continues His Sprawling Musical Attack with ‘Heaven and Earth’

Acclaimed saxophonist Kamasi Washington drops another ambitious, multi-disc album that swings, grooves, and inspires.

Kamasi Washington: Harmony of Difference

Kamasi Washington: Harmony of Difference

Compared to Kamasi Washington's previous record, The Epic, the duration of the trip might have been minimized, but the scope and purpose of the artist has not wearied in Harmony of Difference.
13 Must-See Artists at This Week’s Northside Festival

13 Must-See Artists at This Week’s Northside Festival

Northside’s unique geographical situation and organizational openness makes it an ideal alternative to what has become the cookie cutter weekend-long concert experience in America.
Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels 3 is the sound of one hip-hop's most significant groups channeling their feelings of frustration, alienation, and rage into a radical call to arms.
Kamasi Washington Takes Jazz to the Next Level in San Francisco

Kamasi Washington Takes Jazz to the Next Level in San Francisco

This is jazz that can dazzle the music mavens and impresarios while still remaining accessible to a more mainstream audience