Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic'

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The jazz record by Los Angeles-based tenor sax player and composer Kamasi Washington features dozens of musicians and singers performing almost three hours of music. The new album is called The Epic, and includes a 32-piece orchestra and a choir with 20 singers. The musician, who has also played with Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill and Kendrick Lamar, talks us through his process and his sound.


Kamasi Washington - tenor saxophone player - @KamasiW

Madeleine Brand

Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath