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Event Archive - TD Victoria International JazzFest - Hermann's UPSTAIRS: Makaya McCraven

Thu. June 27th 2019 - Thu. June 27th 2019 Hermann's Jazz Club (No Minors)
10:00 PM - 12:00 PM doors at 9:00 PM
$35 (plus service charges if purchased through RMTS)
“A heady, skillful, sophisticated and boldly uncompromising mix of jazz and hip-hop.” – UK Vibe
Makaya McCraven is a leading-edge sonic re-inventor of jazz drumming, dedicated to what he calls “organic beat music.” Operating at the intersection of jazz, electronica, and hip-hop, McCraven is a boundary-pushing beat scientist whose creativity and musical intuitions have caught the ears – and spun the heads – of critics and fans around the world. After moving to Chicago in 2007, he was soon immersed in both the mainstream and avant-garde jazz scenes. His 2015 debut CD, In The Moment, created a sensation, while more recent recordings, like his 2018 Universal Beings, have received even more ecstatic reviews, from Downbeat to the New York Times. This is not your everyday jazz drummer; if you’re looking for something different and groundbreaking, don’t miss this amazing JazzFest debut!


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