HW Pick: Christian a Tunde Adjuah At Harlem Jazz Shrines Fest (video)

Christian_Scott_general_4_credit_Delphine_Diallo6a6c02The George Clinton of Jazz, check out our man Christin aTunde Adjuah who closing the distance between acoustic and electric sounds in jazz, Christian aTunde Adjuah premieres his double quartet  and their approach to jazz entitled Stretch Music. Introducing three completely new brass instruments in addition to new hybrids of West African drums including the DjemBass and recreations of instruments such as the Straight Alto Saxophone, Christian aTunde Adjuah and his double quartet stretch jazz’s rhythmic, melodic and harmonic conventions to encompass a multitude of musical forms, languages and cultures with several new compositions.

Followed by a Q & A with the artists.

Here’s the video from his Angola, LA & The 13th Amendment” on Jimmy Kimmel Live:


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Presented in a cabaret setting with food & drink for purchase on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm, for only tickets $10 (the price of a cookie and tea at Starbucks).

Get those tickets here.

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