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FREE Summer Concerts in LA

FREE SUMMER CONCERTS in LA

FREE Summer Concerts in LA

FREE Summer Concerts in LA

Once again, Los Angeles is blessed with a slew of amazing FREE concerts. I’m proud to be a part of many. Here’s what’s on the books. I hope to see you there:

June 12 – Angel City All-Star Brass Band/Zoom B @ Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park | 8:00pm FREE
http://www.levittla.org/2014-concert-calendar/

July 9 – ETHIO CALI @ Wells Fargo Center |12:00 – 1:15 PM FREE
http://artsbrookfield.com/event/ethio-cali/#.U3pLLl7jKNs

July 12 – The Decoders: Minnie Riperton Tribute Concert @ Grand Performances |8:00pm FREE
http://www.grandperformances.org/events/adventures-from-paradise-a-tribute-to-minnie-riperton-2/

July 18 – Chop and Quench (FELA! Band) performing Fela Kuti’s influential “69 Los Angeles Sessions” in its entirety @
Grand Performances |2 shows: 12:00pm & 8:00pm FREE
http://www.grandperformances.org/events/chop-and-quench-2/
http://www.grandperformances.org/events/chop-and-quench-3/

August 7 – Wondem (Dexter Story’s modern-east african project) @ Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park | 8:00pm FREE
http://www.levittla.org/myron-e-and-wondem-band/

 

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The Angel City All Star Brass Band – Sidama De Cali

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I’m ecstatic to announce the debut single under my own name featuring The Angel City All Star Brass Band. Sidama De Cali is a 50/50 blend of Ethiopian and Colombian music inspired by custom coffee blends that I brew. The mixtures of music from various cultures are just as delicious and unifying as the subtle tones and hints that I sip on at home. The lovely Jazz & Milk label has decided to feature my track on a new compilation titled Footprints. Sidama… is the inspiration for my Ethiopian-Jazz ensemble Ethio Cali and is interpreted by my 21-piece horn and percussion Banda.Continue reading