Astral Progressions | 09.17.17 | LIVE!

TICKETS: bit.ly/JOSEFLEIMBERG

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Join us at the historic Ford Theatres in Hollywood for a concert under the stars. Virtuoso trumpeter and composer Josef Leimberg will make his Ford Theatres debut performing music from his recent album, Astral Progressions, a fusion of cosmic jazz with soul, R&B and hip-hop.

For his Ford performance, he will bring along some of his favorite musicians and collaborators, including singer/songwriters Bilal, Jimetta Rose Music and Jermaine Holmes (D’Angelo’s The Vanguard/Drumhedz), to perform his signature style of innovative and expansive jazz.

Gates open at 5:30pm.
Show starts promptly at 7:30pm.

Bring your food and drinks (beer and wine permitted) and picnic on the plaza. Special pre-show performance on “The Zev” terrace with Kobie Dozier (saxaphone) and Gina Ramirez (double bass)

More about Josef Leimberg:
Josef appeared on Kendrick Lamar‘s Grammy Award–winning LP To Pimp a Butterfly, and has worked with Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Funkadelic, Thundercat and Dr Dre, among others.

“The West Coast jazz scene is having a moment. Led by the inimitable Kamasi Washington, it has also bred standout artists like Terrace Martin, Miles Mosley, whilst also birthing the careers of Thundercat and Flying Lotus.

“On his solo debut, “Astral Progressions,” Leimberg blasts into a decidedly cosmic realm, one that recalls Sun Ra’s transfixing work with the Mini-Moog synthesizer in the 1970s, except channeled through contemporary beat-based Los Angeles and filled with generational vigor. It’s music, thick with reverb, echo, layers of voices and a free-floating spirit that celebrates sonic spontaneity. Leimberg mixes these elements into compositions that suggest smoky cocktail jazz of the 1960s or the opening theme to a movie about a Leimert Park love affair.”—Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

MORE ABOUT THE FORD: At 1,200 seats, the Ford Theatres creates an intimate concert experience that is a favorite among Angelenos. Each summer, the Ford hosts a diverse roster of events representing music and dance styles reflective of the communities that comprise Los Angeles County. Located in a County regional park in the Hollywood Hills, the Ford is owned by the County of Los Angeles and operated in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Ford Theatre Foundation. The Ford Theatres 2017 Summer Season runs now through October 17. A complete season schedule, directions to the theatre and parking information can be found at FordTheatres.org. Ticket prices start at $25; Reserved Seating. Tickets are available at FordTheatres.org or 323-461-3673 (for non-visual media 323-GO-1-FORD). To learn about discounts for groups of 10 or more, please visit FordTheatres.org.

WHERE: Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

HOW: (323) 461-3673 or FordTheatres.org

PARKING: Onsite, stacked. $10 per vehicle for evening shows; $1 per vehicle for morning family shows, cash only. Carpool and save: three or more people per vehicle pay only $5 for parking for evening shows. A FREE shuttle to the Ford services the Universal City/Studio City Metro Station lot at Lankershim Blvd. and Campo de Cahuenga (excluding Big World Fun and JAM Sessions). The Ford shuttle stops in the “kiss
and ride” area and cycles every 20 minutes. For non-stacked off-site parking, a FREE shuttle services the parking structure located at 3330 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles, CA 90068 (new); parking costs $12, cash only.

OTHER: Dress appropriately for outdoor seating.
This event is part of the Artists Partnership Series, a multidisciplinary performing arts series presented in partnership with LA County-based arts organizations and producers that, combined with IGNITE @ the FORD!, JAM Sessions and Big World Fun, make up the Ford Theatres’ celebratory 2017 Summer Season. A complete season schedule, directions to the theatre and parking information can be found at FordTheatres.org.
The Ford is disabled accessible. Portable wireless listening devices are available upon request.

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Power Fest 2017! Saturday, September 2nd in South LA!


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Community Coalition Presents:
POWER FEST 2017 | Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Martin Luther King Junior Park 3900 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles CA 90062Join us for the 6th Annual South LA Power Fest on September 2, 2017. Power Fest is one of LA’s premier community music festivals, that attracts thousands in a day of celebration, civic empowerment, and cultural immersion in South Los Angeles.

Come enjoy great music, art installations, good food, and special activities for kids and families! You’re not going to want to miss this amazing and FREE event.

This year’s Power Fest lineup draws on the many cultural influences that call South LA home to help lift up an inclusive vision for the future of America. While events across the country have been driving us apart, Power Fest will bring us all together.

RSVP at our website: http://SouthLAPowerfest.com/

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:
Ro James
Ill Camille
La Chamba
Rae Khalil
Subsuelo
Changui Majadero
Al Jackson
DJ WORDAMOUPH

Bananas (Leimert Park)

with LIVE Screen Printing by Hit+Run!

FEATURING INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING starting at 12PM in our Together We Rise LA and Empowerment Tents and our Kids Zone!

RSVP at our website: http://SouthLAPowerfest.com/

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HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON 8/23 | Hollywood Bowl

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HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON
Hollywood Bowl
August 23

ARTISTS
Herbie Hancock
Kamasi Washington

ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Continually re-imagining jazz, the ever-ingenious Oscar- and multiple Grammy-winning pianist Herbie Hancock will bring his newest mind-blowing explorations to life with his amazing new band. L.A. native Kamasi Washington’s groundbreaking debut album The Epic and his stunning live performances around the world have brought the legacy of 20th century jazz to a new cohort of millennial hip-hop fans and more.

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Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

Presented by the LA Phil. For tickets and information, visit HollywoodBowl.com

Link: http://bit.ly/HB17_calendar_herbiekamasi

Mothership Landing Live Stream!

The spirit of The Mothership was alive and beaming in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Funk, celebrated under the stars cradled by the sweet, warm California summertime breeze. Under the music direction of maestro Dexter Story with an absolutely incredible cast of artists. See below follow the link to explore the universe that bloomed out of 1977 in 2017. It was and is a magical one…

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WATCH HERE: https://www.facebook.com/GrandPerformances/videos/10154851756432263/

It was an absolute honor to co-produce this experience for the city of Los Angeles on the magical ‘water stage’ at Grand Performances, thankful for the tremendous energy, history and ride this show took us on. Celebrating “The Music, The People & The Rhythm of The One”

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Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77 @ Grand Performances

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Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77
@ Grand Performances (California Plaza)
Address: 350 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 8-10:15pm
Admission: Free / All ages / Outdoors

40 years ago, funk music hit critical mass with the release of groundbreaking Afrofurist-themed albums like Live P-Funk Earth Tour, Funkentelechy and All ‘N All that would ignite dance floors and shape R&B and hip-hop culture forever. Join us to celebrate the cosmic genius of George Clinton, Maurice White, William “Bootsy” Collins, Bernie Worrell, Junie Morrison, Sun Ra and more…

Music Director: Dexter Story
Host: Rickey Vincent
Visuals: Señor Quizá
Producers: Rocio Wyldeflower Contreras and Dexter Story

Vocals:
Charles Jones
Dustin Warren
Jack Davey
Jimetta Rose
Kendra Foster
Lonnie Marshall
Novena Carmel
Shafiq Husayn

Musicians:
Allakoi Peete (percussion)
Brandyn Phillips (trumpet)
Chris Johnson (trombone)
Jerry Jay Flat Williams (tenor sax)
Josef Leimberg (trumpet)
Kenneth Crouch (B3 Organ)
Lonnie Marshall (bass)
Mark Cross (keys, vox)
Phillip Fisher (drums)
Woody Aplanalp (guitar)

#MothershipLandingLA #AfrofuturistUniverse77
#grandperformances

More info: http://grandperformances.org/mothership

Directions: www.grandperformances.org/directions

Facebook Event RSVP: www.facebook.com

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#DigThisLA » Saturday, May 20th | Compton, California

#DigThisLA is by and for community. it’s a benefit for @ronfinleyhq, a tru hero for his community in south central & beyond.
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Los Angeles, spend a day with us at @moonwaterfarm in #compton, with workshops, discussions, live music, organic food, sound baths, yoga, wellness, hella vibes and some of the dopest artists + thought leaders in our city. visit www.digthis.splashthat.com for tickets and info ~

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VENUE INFO
Moonwater Farm address:
544 W Raymond St, Compton, CA 90220
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Entry is $10 donation – we’ve also set up an open donation for those who wish to give more 🙂 People who can’t attend are welcome to donate as well! ❤

Mild Animals w/ wyldeflower on NTS

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» i gathered some of my favorite records from my collection and joined my friends @philnisco@freetherobots for MILD ANIMALS on www.NTS.live!

170224: setlist:
(i) freetherobots @ 0:00-47:02
(ii) wyldeflower @47:03- 1:31:33 (all vinyl set)
(iii) philnisco @1:31:34-2:00:00


artist.  // song name
1. dilla – fuck the police
2. eddie harris – people getting ready to go see eddie harris
3. david axelrod – tony poem
4. jay electronica- exhibit c
5. minnie riperton – inside my love
6. fatima – la neta
7. quarteto em cy – alleluia
8. thundercat – them changes
9. secos & molhados – sangre latino
10. the new birth – it’s been a long time
11. roc marciano – ice cream man
12. milton nacimiento – para lennon e mccartney
13. dilla – i don’t know (promo)
14. nxworries – suede
15. samiyam- escape
16. the intetnet – special affair
17. marvin gaye – i want you (vocal)