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With Kamasi Washington

Mary Anne is joined by American Saxophonist, composer and producer Kamasi Washington, who discusses his new short film, As Told To G/D Thyself.

Mary Anne is joined by American Saxophonist, composer and producer Kamasi Washington, who discusses his new short film, 'As Told To G/D Thyself'.
'As Told To G/D Thyself', which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January, is directed by the Ummah Chroma, a collective made up of renowned filmmakers and artists Bradford Young (Selma, Arrival, Solo: A Star Wars Story), Terence Nance (Random Acts of Flyness), Jenn Nkiru (The Carters’ Apeshit), Marc Thomas (Michael & Javier) and Kamasi himself.

Plus Kamasi will be unveiling some of his favourite tracks and speaking about playing Jazz in LA, collaborating with Kendrick Lamar and his recent work with the Serpentine Gallery in London.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Queens of the Stone Age

    The Way You Used To Do

    • Matador Records.
  • The Good, the Bad & the Queen

    The Truce Of Twilight

    • Studio 13.
  • Roll Deep

    When I'm Ere

    • In at the Deep End.
    • Relentless.
  • Toots & The Maytals

    Pressure Drop

    • Island Jamaica.
  • Étienne de Crécy

    Am I Wrong

    • XL Recordings.
  • Jungle


    • XL Recordings.
  • The Pharcyde

    Passin' Me By

    • Delicious Vinyl.
  • Gwen McCrae

    All This Love I'm Giving

  • Charlotte Adigéry

    High Lights

    • DeeWee Records.
  • Pet Shop Boys


    • Now 8 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Red Rose Panic

    Wonder Year

  • John Cale

    Ghost Story

    • Columbia/Legacy.
  • Gazelle Twin


    • Anti-Ghost Moon Ray.
  • Underground Resistance

    Jupiter Jazz

    • World 2 World.
    • Underground Resistance.
  • Angelo De Augustine

    You Needed Love, I Needed You

    • Asthamtic Kitty Records.
  • Childish Gambino

    This Is America

    • RCA Records.
  • White Denim


    • City Slang.
  • Clinic

    Rubber Bullets

    • Domino.
  • Massive Attack

    Paradise Circus (feat. Hope Sandoval)

    • VIRGIN.
  • A Winged Victory for the Sullen

    Retour Au Champs De Mars

    • Iris.
    • Erased Tapes Records.
    • 2.
  • Panda Bear


    • Domino Recording Co Ltd..
  • Digable Planets

    Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)

  • Kamasi Washington

    Street Fighter Mas

    • Young Turks.
  • Radiohead

    No Surprises

  • Busta Rhymes

    When Disaster Strikes

  • New Order

    Blue Monday

    • Power, Corruption & Lies.
    • Factory.
  • Little Simz

    Selfish (feat. Cleo Sol)

    • Age 101.
  • The Cinematic Orchestra

    A Caged Bird / Imitations of Life (feat. Roots Manuva)

    • Ninja Tune.
  • Ezra Collective

    Quest For Coin

    • Enter The Jungle.
  • Self Esteem

    In Time

    • Confidence Please.
    • Fiction Records.
  • Monie Love

    It's A Shame

    • Cool Tempo.