'To Pimp A Butterfly' Feels
Think it's your first time hearing Kamasi's music, well think again! The talented jazz musician was featured on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly.
Huge Curtis Mayfield Fan
Exhibit A starting at 1:12 of the above video.
Playboy Jazz Fest
Kamasi has always been a lover of music and his talents have taken him far. He even played at the Playboy Jazz Festival back in his high school days.
Right Out of High School
Straight out of high school, Kamasi snagged his first gig playing in Snoop Dogg’s band. Following that, he has worked with acts including Gerald Wilson, McCoy Tyner, Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Burrell, George Duke, Lauryn Hill, Jeffrey Osborne, Mos Def, Quincy Jones, Stanley Clark, Harvey Mason and Chaka Khan.
Featured in 'Atlanta'
His songs "Change of the Guard" and "The Rhythm Changes" have been featured in the FX series Atlanta starring Donald Glover.
Washington is headed to Europe to begin his summer tour to promote his last release, The Epic, as well as his recently dropped single "The Truth."