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Arts + Lit Lab | Kassa Overall
May 7, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$20
Communication and Arts + Literature Laboratory welcome Kassa Overall to Madison on May 7, 2022 at 7:00pm. Tickets $20 ($15 students/members) advance online until two hours before the show or $25 at the door. Advance purchase recommended as capacity will be limited. Please check the ALL website in advance for the most up to date COVID-19 safety policy.
Kassa Overall is a jazz musician, emcee, singer, producer and drummer, a product of New York City’s jazz scene who melds avant-garde experimentation with hip-hop production techniques to tilt the nexus of jazz and hip-hop in unmapped directions, reflecting a panoramic musical background from West Coast G-Funk to the sounds of the New York underground.
In the past two years, Overall has released four critically acclaimed projects, GO GET ICE CREAM AND LISTEN TO JAZZ, I THINK I’M GOOD, SHADES OF FLU and SHADES OF FLU 2, gathering support from artistic visionaries including Virgil Abloh and Thom Yorke. Whatever the experiment, Overall remains faithful to the pocket of jazz drums in the tradition of his mentors, the late Elvin Jones and Billy Hart, with whom he studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.