Abstract Orchestra does DILLA Tickets | The Haunt Brighton  | Sat 22nd April 2017 Lineup

Abstract Orchestra does DILLA tickets

The Haunt in Brighton

Saturday 22nd April 2017

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

The 16 piece live ensemble rework the late great J Dilla's seminal back catalogue

 
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Abstract Orchestra does DILLA on Saturday 22nd April 2017

Bam!Bam!Bam! & Diplomats Of Sound present

ABSTRACT ORCHESTRA DOES DILLA

There isn't a veteran in the hip hop game who doesn't cite Dilla as an integral part of their musical journey. He worked with A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Common and more. His influence can be felt across hip hop and modern jazz, with Kamasi Washington citing him as a major inspiration alongside Mingus and Coltrane.

For this show, the Abstract Orchestra perform a range of works from Jay Dilla's back catalogue. The Abstract Orchestra is a 16-piece ensemble led by Haggis Horns saxophonist Rob Mitchell keeping alive the culture of musicians playing live hip-hop. Inspired by the orchestral arrangements by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson of the work of J Dilla, the band strives to merge great musical arrangements with incredible hip-hop from across the decades to create an amazing live experience that truly is jaw dropping. The group work closely with guest MC’s, creating exciting new arrangements of their work and co-writing new music that pushes the envelope of hip-hop and jazz.

Music Genres: 

Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rap
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