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Prom 61: Late Night with Kamasi Washington

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, Andrew McGregor presents a late-night Prom featuring jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington with his own band and the CBSO Strings.

Late Night with jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington and the CBSO Strings.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Andrew McGregor

Kamasi Washington (saxophone)
Strings of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
conductor Jules Buckley

Thrilling California-based saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington has been described as the biggest thing to hit jazz for years. Having toured for over a decade with artists such as Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill and Snoop Dogg, he now brings his own band to the Proms, combining with the strings of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and choral backing, to perform tracks from his groundbreaking recent three-disc album The Epic.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Kamasi Washington

    Change of The Guard

  • Kamasi Washington

    Henrietta

  • Kamasi Washington

    The Next Step

  • Kamasi Washington

    The Rhythm Changes

  • Kamasi Washington

    Space Travelers Lullaby

  • Kamasi Washington

    The Magnificent 7

Broadcast

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