Jazzman Kamasi Washington to Play Jazz Vespers at All Saints Church

Published : Tuesday, February 4, 2014 | 2:07 PM

Saxophonist Kamasi Washington will offer jazz at All Saints Church on Sunday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m. Christina Honchell offers a meditation.

Kamasi Washington is a Californian jazz saxophonist. composer, production editor and band leader. Kamasi is mainly known for his tenor playing., following in the traditions of John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman and Albert Ayler. A graduate of the Hamilton High Music Academy in Beverlywood, California, Washington enrolled in UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology. There, he began playing with numerous faculty members such as Kenny Burrell, Billy Higgins and pianist Gerald Wilson. He has since played along with a musically diverse group of musicians including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Horace Tapsock, Gerald Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Snoop Dogg, George Duke, Chaka Khan, Francisco Aguabella, the Pan Afrikaan Peoples Orchestra and Raphael Saadiq.

For those who would like to use the elevator for accessibility, please arrive five minutes early. Child care provided. For more information visit www.kamasiwashington.com or Melissa Hayes, (626) 583-2725 or mhayes@allsaints-pas.org. All Saints Church is at 132 N. Euclid Avenue, Pasadena (directly across Euclid from Pasadena City Hall).

For more information about All Saints Church, visit www.allsaints-pas.org.

 

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