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Saxophonist Kamasi Washington to Release 3-Volume Set, “The Epic”

Album features orchestra, choir and 10-piece band

Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Kamasi Washington will release a three-volume set, The Epic, May 5 via Brainfeeder, described in a press release as “an unfurling experiment conducted by the underground producer Flying Lotus.” The Epic is described as “a 172-minute, three-record set that includes a 32-piece orchestra, a 20-person choir, and 17 songs overlaid with a compositional score written by Washington.”

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