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Apollo and AFROPUNK Present: Kamasi Washington In Concert

February 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Apollo and AFROPUNK Present Kamasi Washington In Concert

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 / 8pm

The Apollo Theater and AFROPUNK present:

Kamasi Washington In Concert

Saturday, Feb 23 at 8pm

This concert features the incomparable artist, Kamasi Washington who is considered this generation’s torchbearer for progressive, improvisational music. Washington and his 10-piece band, The Next Step, take audiences on adventurous odysseys that cross musical genres from jazz, to hip-hop, classical and R&B music.

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Part of the Apollo x AFROPUNK Race Music series.

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*Please note this performances will be recorded.

Pre-Concert Film Screening

As Told to G/D Thyself

Screening: 7:30 PM (Doors open at 7 PM)

As Told To G/D Thyself, a short film conceptualized by Kamasi Washington and directed by The Ummah Chroma: Bradford Young, Terence Nance, Jenn Nkiru, Marc Thomas and Washington. Shot in Baltimore and the UK, the film unites animation and live footage in an exploration of youth, morality, identity and the world-building capacity of the human mind, all soundtracked by music from Washington's massively acclaimed 2018 album, Heaven and Earth. As Told To G/D Thyself premiered at Sundance in January 2019.

Bradford Young (Director, cinematographer)
Terence Nance (Director, editor)
Jenn Nkiru (Director)
Marc Thomas (Director, editor)
Kamasi Washington (Director, composer)
Banch Abegaze (Producer)
Erin Wile (Producer)
Shawn Peters (Cinematographer)
Maceo Bishop (Cinematographer)


February 23, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Apollo Mainstage
New York, NY 10027 United States


Apollo Education