2022 BIAMP PDX JAZZ FESTIVAL : MAKAYA MCCRAVEN Night 2 at Star Theater
Ticketmaster uploaded this event on November 21, 2021
Sun, February 20, 2022
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With his new remix album, Deciphering The Message, the Chicago-based drummer, producer, and beat scientist Makaya McCraven digs through the vaults of the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records to put a modern bounce on classics by Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Hank Mobley, Kenny Burrell, and Eddie Gale, among others.Across numerous albums and mixtapes, McCraven has proven his mastery of the loop akin to hip-hops most celebrated beatmakers like J Dilla and Madlib, both of whom also found inspiration in the Blue Note catalog. With acclaimed releases like In The Moment (2015) and Universal Beings (2018), McCraven created his own lane in jazz by sampling his band playing improvised sessions throughout the world, then molding the audio several times to pull contrasting moods from it...