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Kassa Overall

Friday, February 17

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 4:00 am, repeating until Sunday, February 19, 2023

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Black Cat JAZZ@theEDGE! Presents… Kassa Overall!

“Raw, underground, and chaotic…one of modern jazz music’s most audacious futurists.” – Pitchfork

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.

“While Kassa Overall began his musical career as a jazz drummer — and remains a damn fine one — his artistic arc is increasingly taking him into creative spaces without easy categorization. It’s the sound of an artist raising his game.” – Afropunk

Band Members:

Kassa Overall: drums, vocals
Giulio Xavier Cetto – bass, vocals
Tomoki Sanders – sax, DJ, percussion
Bendji Allonce – percussion
Ian Fink – keyboards

Thursday $25-35
Set 1 seating times: 630 / 645 / 7
Set 2 seating times: 830 / 845 / 9

Friday & Saturday $35-45
Set 1 seating times: 630 / 645 / 7
Set 2 seating times: 830 / 845 / 9
Set 3 seating times: 1015 / 1030 / 1045

Sunday $25-35
Set 1 seating times: 630 / 645 / 7
Set 2 seating times: 830 / 845 / 9



Friday, February 17