The man playing that saxophone, Kamasi Washington, was a crucial supporting player in the making of that album, having also arranged all of the strings that appear on To Pimp a Butterfly. Washington has played an important role in performan... more

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Daniel Jackson is reading a small bronze plaque affixed to the side of the Starbucks at Fourth Avenue and Market Street. It says that the building once housed The Crossroads, "San Diego's first live jazz nightclub." Not only is it a shame t... more

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