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Makaya McCraven (US)

Open Air Modern Jazz by the Sea DKK 160 incl. fees

No advance tickets

“The jazz drummer and producer’s hypnotic double album is culled from a year’s worth of gig tapes that he’s layered and spliced together into something wholly new and radically communal.” – Nate Chinen, Pitchfork

American musician and producer, Makaya McCraven is one of the most versatile and sought-after drummers on the Chicago jazz scene. Legends like Archie Shepp and Yusef Lateef are just a few of the many musicians with whom the multi-talented drummer has already worked. McCraven has also been the supporting act for Wu-Tang Clan, 50 Cent and Kamasi Washington.

French-born but raised in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts by expatriate musician parents, McCraven studied Jazz at the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the mentorship of jazz luminaries Marion Brown, Archie Shepp, and Yusef Lateef, and eventually went on to develop his chops in Chicago’s burgeoning scene.

His breakthrough album “In the Moment” was rel...

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