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PHOTOS: Kamasi Washington and Sun Ra Arkestra at Union Transfer

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PHOTOS: Kamasi Washington and Sun Ra Arkestra at Union Transfer

Kamasi Washington | photo by Koof Ibi Umoren for WXPN

Union Transfer was packed to the rafters Saturday night when West Coast jazz visionary Kamasi Washington headlined with his octet. Touring in support of this year’s EP Harmony of Differencethis interview with The Key’s Alex Smith, Washington got to share the stage with the Sun Ra Arkestra, the storied Philly ensemble carrying the legacy of an artist pivotal to Washington’s own musical development. Check out a gallery of photo from the show below, and read more about Washington in .  

PHOTOS: Kamasi Washington and Sun Ra Arkestra at Union Transfer

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Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Songs of 2017

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Their #1 pick may surprise you.

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Kamasi Washington (w/ John Medeski, Robert Randolph, more) played T5 (pics)

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Kamasi was joined by on stage Robert Randolph, John Medeski, Patrice Quinn, and his father Rickey Washington at the big NYC show.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Kamasi Washington at Union Transfer, Soraia at MilkBoy, Secret American At Johnny Brenda’s, and more

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Kamasi Washington at Union Transfer, Soraia at MilkBoy, Secret American At Johnny Brenda’s, and more

Kamasi Washington | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Following the release of his latest EP Harmony of Difference in September, Los Angeles-based jazz master Kamasi Washington brings his saxophone-driven tunes to Union Transfer tonight. Philly’s own Sun Ra Arkestra opens the show. Read The Key’s interview with Washington here, listen to “Truth” off the new EP below and find tickets and more information on the XPN Concert Calendar. 

Local garage rock force of nature Soraia returns to MilkBoy tonight for a homecoming show, headlining a stacked lineup that includes Cold Roses, Lito and the Shepherds ...

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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

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Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Kamasi Washington discusses favorite albums ++ win tix to his T5 show

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Kamasi’s picks include Coltrane, Stravinsky, NWA, Kendrick Lamar, and more.

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Terrace Martin’s band ft. Kamasi/Glasper playing NYC ++ DJ Quik & MC Eiht end feud with great new LPs

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Kendrick Lamar collaborator Terrace Martin announced a NYC show with his supergroup The Pollyseeds (including Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Problem, and more). In recent related news, longtime feuders DJ Quik & MC Eiht finally collaborated and both have great new albums out…

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review: St. Vincent’s ‘MASSEDUCTION’ is a thrilling, personal reinvention (stream it)

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The songs on MASSEDUCTION have room to breathe in a way St. Vincent songs never really have before, and this is some of her most human-sounding music ever.

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St. Vincent shares “Pills” from new album

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“Pills” is perhaps the craziest song on St. Vincent’s upcoming album, and it features Kamasi Washington, Jenny Lewis, TDE’s Sounwave, Jack Antonoff, and more.

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Kamasi Washington returns with Harmony of Difference and a Union Transfer gig

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Kamasi Washington returns with Harmony of Difference and a Union Transfer gig

Kamasi Washington | Photo by John Vettese for WXPN

LA-based jazz master, Kamasi Washington, will be bringing his stylish, forward-thinking saxophone jams to Union Transfer this November. In addition, he’s announced a date for the release of his new EP, Harmony of Difference, which is set for September 29th via Young Turks.

Washington already wowed us back in April with his Harmony of Difference track, “Truth.” This 14 minute long tune takes listeners on a moving, lively, epic journey — filled with moments of highs and lows until its grand, heavenly choir finale.

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Electric Forest 2017 in pics

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EDM and more festival Electric Forest expanded to two weekends this year, and had an eclectic lineup including The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, My Morning Jacket, Odesza, Flume, DJ Snake, Kamasi Washington, A-Track, Francis and the Lights, Khruangbin, Matisyahu, Vince Staples, Waka Flocka Flame, Xenia Rubinos, Thievery Corporation, Cashmere Cat, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more

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Dirty Projectors, Kamasi Washington, & Jay Som @ McCarren Park (pics)

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Dirty Projectors played every song on their new album, and David Longstreth’s lineup included Tyondai Braxton, Nat Baldwin, Olga Bell, and more…

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watch the Rolling Loud livestream HERE (Kendrick, Future, Migos & MUCH more)

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The stacked Miami rap festival Rolling Loud also has sets by Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Run the Jewels, Joey Bada$$, and more.

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Rolling Loud Festival adds Gucci Mane, will stream live

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Tune in Friday, Saturday and Sunday right here to stream the stacked Miami rap festival live.

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Rolling Loud is this weekend ++ set times & lineup updates

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The Miami rap festival has Kendrick Lamar, Future, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Run the Jewels, Migos, YG, Joey Bada$$, and more.

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ – a first impressions review

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DAMN. is one of the most immediate things Kendrick has ever done. Every song slaps you in the face on first listen. Kendrick’s delivery remains unparalleled by anyone in the game right now. The production is hot, the rhymes are hotter…

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album ‘DAMN.’ is out now! (listen to it)

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DAMN., Kendrick Lamar‘s highly anticipated followup to To Pimp A Butterfly, is finally here. It features Rihanna, Bono, James Blake, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, and more…

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Run the Jewels released new LP ‘RTJ3′ (listen)

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It’s a Christmas Miracle: The record, which wasn’t supposed to be out till mid-January, features guest appearances from Danny Brown, Tunde Adebimpe, Kamasi Washington, Zach de la Rocha and more. You can also watch a clip of them on the new season of ‘Portlandia.’

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Day for Night Sunday pics (Bjork, Butthole Surfers, Arca, Kamasi, Uncle Acid, more)

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The final day of Houston’s awesome Day For Night festival also had RZA, Squarepusher, S U R V I V E, Lightning Bolt, Liars, Ariel Pink, Travis Scott, and more.

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