Kamasi Washington

Sunday 6:40–7:25 Red Stage

Kamasi Washington

Sunday 6:40–7:25 Red Stage

American jazz saxophonist, composer, producer and band leader Kamasi Washington has garnered a reputation as one of the most influential living jazz musicians. Playing saxophone on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, as well as collaborating with the likes of Flying Lotus and Thundercat, Washington has an impressive reputation that precedes him. In 2015, Washington released his first solo album, The Epic, which received widespread critical acclaim, as well as placement on lists of the best albums of 2015 from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum and The Guardian.