Interview: Kamasi Washington, Jazz saxophonist and composer

After a few years of studies in ethnomusicology at UCLA, Washington went on the road with Snoop Dog and later toured the world with Raphael Saadiq. He has played in the bands of many of the most outstanding jazz and pop musicians of the day including McCoy Tyner, Lauryn Hill, George Duke and Chaka Khan. His most recent collaboration has been with Kendrick Lamar playing sax and arranging strings on Lamar’s wildly popular album “To Pimp a Butterfly.”

Interview with Kamasi Washington on Atlanta INtown

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