Flying Lotus puts out this 3disc set - showcasing the music from Los Angeles jazz giant, composer, and bandleader Kamasi Washington ! Check a vid of a live improv jam with Miles Mosley below!The Epic is a 172-minute, three-volume set that includes a 32-piece orchestra, a 20-person choir, and 17 songs overlaid with a compositional score written by Washington. Pulsing underneath is an otherworldly ten-piece band.
The band includes some of the most highly regarded young musicians on the planet, including bassist Thundercat and his brother, drummer Ronald Bruner Jr., as well as bassist Miles Mosley, drummer Tony Austin, keyboard player Brandon Coleman, pianist Cameron Graves and trombonist Ryan Porter. They make their living playing as sidemen for pop, jazz and hip-hop acts ranging from Rihanna to Stanley Clarke to Snoop Dogg.