Kamasi Washington Stories

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Albums You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrows Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite albums from June 22.By: Alex WoodKamasi Washington Heaven and EarthWith only three releases under his belt, Kamasi Washington is already a living legend. A modern savior for the jazz scene, Washingtons strengths are not simply...

Alex's Top 200 Albums Of 2017

For the last decade or so, Ive rounded up my favorite albums at the years end. Outside of satisfying some nerdy, personal desire of mine, it gives me a reason to revisit each album, spending November and December doing so, inevitably rediscovering some musical gems along the way. As the author of many album...

VIDEO | Kamasi Washington @ Pitchfork 7/15/16

We've already told you about the amazing aftershow that Kamasi and his crew played post-Pitchfork.Now a beautiful, pro-shot video has been offered of "The Rythmn Changes" from his festival set via the Pitchfork YouTube channel.Check it out and see exactly why we think Washington is one of the most exciting...

Review / Setlist | Kamasi Washington @ Bottom Lounge 7/17/16

By: Alex WoodAfter touring tirelessly since last years release of The Epic, Kamasi Washington finished a Midwest run with a Pitchfork Music Festival aftershow at Bottom Lounge on Sunday night.In the last year, the saxophonist popped up seemingly out of nowhere, his name in the liner notes of countless records and his praises sung...

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival will take place at Union Park on July 15-17. Today, the festival announced its eclectic lineup, featuring Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, Thundercat and more.Each days lineup seems to stick to a certain sound, with Friday featuring the straightforward indie of Beach House, Twin Peaks and Broken...

Alex's Top 150 Albums Of 2015

Frequent contributor Alex Wood has assembled his list of the top 150 albums of the year.1. Father John Misty- I Love You, HoneybearIf J. Tillman, AKA Father John Misty, mastered songwriting with 2012s Fear Fun, he perfected the musical side of his work with I Love You, Honeybear. The records sound is beyond massive, with layers...

Review / Video | Kamasi Washington @ Bottom Lounge 9/9/15

By: @WeirScrewedKamasi Washington is a musical force.Having played with jazz legends like Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, and George Duke, it became clear that the jazz world couldn't contain theLos Angeles based saxophonist. His unmistakable tone has also contributed to recordings byLauryn Hill, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar (he also was the string...