Jazz Mafia Performs Astounding 'Hip-Hop Symphony' -- And They're Taking the Show on the Road


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"Brass, Bows, and Beats: A Hip-Hop Symphony" is one of the most exciting new works of American music in years--a seamless fusion of jazz, funk, hip-hop, electronica, and digital turntable that deserves to be heard worldwide (now!), from the Main Stage in Monterey to the Auditorium Stravinsky in Montreux.

With the first electronic-accented dirge beat of “Darkness and Light," San Francisco Yoshi's was enveloped in the promise of something very special about to unfold. By the time the magnificent, horns-blaring, round-singing “At my Window" finale concluded the piece, the first shakey moments on vocals had receded into memory.

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