Kamasi Washington Announces Concert Film 'Live at the Apollo Theater'

Along with the drop of a previously-unheard single, “The Bombshell’s Waltz.”

By
#action=share
Music
1,125 Hypes 1 Comments

Kamasi Washington has announced his upcoming concert film Kamasi Washington Live at the Apollo Theater, an Amazon Music film streaming on February 6.

Directed and edited by Michael Garber, Live at the Apollo Theater was filmed in 2019 and features the jazz saxophonist’s talented band Next Step, along with appearances from DJ Battlecat and vocalist Dwight Trible. “Playing at the Apollo Theater is one of the greatest honors that a musician can have. When I walked down 125th Street from my hotel in Harlem and saw my name on the marquee I almost couldn’t believe it,” Washington said in a statement. “To be a part of that prestigious group of brilliant musical minds was truly humbling for me. To say that night was one of the most amazingly special nights of my life is a grave understatement. I’m so happy and thankful to be able to share this moment with people all over the world. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did!”

To celebrate the announcement, Washington shared the 12-minute track “The Bombshell’s Waltz,” a previously-unheard piece from his self-released 2007 album, The Proclamation.

Watch the trailer for Kamasi Washington Live at the Apollo Theater above and stream “The Bombshell’s Waltz” exclusively on Amazon Music below.

Elsewhere in music, Kanye West remembered Kobe Bryant in his recent installment of Sunday Service.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

'90s Favorite Dunkaroos Are Returning This Year
Food & Beverage

'90s Favorite Dunkaroos Are Returning This Year

Currently only available in Canada.

The Nike Air Force 1 "City of Dreams" Celebrates Chicago's Ties to Basketball
Footwear

The Nike Air Force 1 "City of Dreams" Celebrates Chicago's Ties to Basketball

Readied for the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend.

Take a First Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Tail Light"
Footwear

Take a First Look at the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Tail Light"

Centered around a bold high-vis accent.


Risqué References Dominate Made in Paradise's FW20 Collection
Fashion

Risqué References Dominate Made in Paradise's FW20 Collection

Featuring an array of playful illustrations from LITTLE FUNNY FACE and Kelsey Niziolek.

Air Jordan 34 "Black Cat" Presents Menacing Monochromatic Style
Footwear

Air Jordan 34 "Black Cat" Presents Menacing Monochromatic Style

A stealthy, technical look for Jordan Brand’s foremost hoop shoe.

Tory Lanez Enlists Fivio Foreign in Visuals for “K LO K”
Music

Tory Lanez Enlists Fivio Foreign in Visuals for “K LO K”

Directed by Tory Lanez and Nick Belotti.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. By adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.