Kamasi Washington

Elected to the Hall of Fame
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Kamasi Washington's news entries:

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    Ryan Porter is a member of the West Coast Get Down.

    Ryan Porter: Jams from the Shack

    Late 2008 was a memorable time in the life of trombonist Ryan Porter.

    Barack Obama had just won the presidential…

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    The Chicago Jazz Fest (left) and Detroit Jazz Fest will take place over Labor Day Weekend. Admission to both festivals is free.

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    Herbie Hancock performs at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Aug. 23

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    Shabaka Hutchings (left) and Kamasi Washington perform during the Gent Jazz Festival in Belgium.

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    Chick Corea performs at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival in Florida on May 28.

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    Greg Howe (left) and Roscoe Mitchell at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California, on Nov. 9.

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    Wayne Shorter performs during the April 19 press conference, at which headliners for the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival were announced.

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    Miles Mosley performed at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Jan. 28.

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    Thundercat will release, Drunk, his third studio album, on March 10.

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    Kamasi Washington (foreground) and bassist Miles Mosely perform at SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco on Jan. 8.

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    Cameron Graves

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    Maria Schneider topped three categories in the 2016 DownBeat Readers Poll.

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    Rickey Washington (left), Tony Austin, Kamasi Washington and Miles Mosley perform at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on July 17.

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    Red Wierenga, Matt Moran, John Hollenbeck, Chris Speed and Drew Gress are The Claudia Quintet. The band performed at the Ottawa Jazz Festival June 29.

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    Kamasi Washington topped three categories in the DownBeat Critics Poll, including Jazz Album of the Year, for his three-disc set, The Epic.

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    Steve Coleman (left) and Jonathan Finlayson perform at the historic Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C., as part of the DC Jazz Festival on June 14.

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    Henry Threadgill has been honored with a Lifetime Achivement in Jazz award from the Jazz Journalists Association.

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    Kamasi Washington will perform at the Pitchfork Music Fest in Chicago, which runs from July 15–17.

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    Kamasi Washington (left) and Ryan Porter perform at Where Spaceways Meet: A Night of Spiritual Jazz, part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival in Brooklyn on May 8.

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    Marc Ribot (left) and Joe Henry perform at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, on April 1.

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    Al Jarreau is among the headliners for the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival, which takes place June 1–30 (Photo: Marina Chavez)

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    Kamasi Washington performs material from his three-CD opus The Epic at Webster Hall in New York on Feb. 24.



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