Watch A New Short Film Scored By Kamasi Washington

Watch A New Short Film Scored By Modern Jazz Sax Hero Kamasi Washington

by Scott Heins
November 24, 2015 10:49 AM

Modern Jazz Giant Kamasi Washington Is Touring The World

Everything about Kamasi Washington happens across a massive scope. From his sprawling three hour debut LP The Epic to his stage-busting live performances, Washington is nothing if not vast in his artistic dealings.

Now, the man has expanded into the world of film, scoring a new short feature entitled Color Guard, which comes as the latest in Ray Ban’s Never Hide Film series. It’s described in a press release as such:

Color Guard is a comedy that tells the story of a young girl (Clover Nee) who requests that her babysitting Uncle Jamie (Jamie Granato) tell her a bedtime story. Jamie’s improvised tale centers around a group of color-blind and joyless adults, including Clover’s father Roland (Scovel), who attend “Guru Tiki Royal’s Color Camp For Adults” in efforts to be cured of their ailments and add color to their world.

Watch all of Color Guard below, or just stream Kamasi Washington’s soundtrack below the clip. Purchase The Epic on iTunes today and scope the man’s current tour itinerary after the jump.

Kamasi Washington 2-15/2016 World Tour:

NOV 24 TUE – Nasjonal Jazzscene – Oslo, Norway
NOV 25 WED – Fasching – Stockholm, Sweden
NOV 26 THU – Nefertiti – Gothenburg, Sweden
NOV 27 FRI – Folken – Stavanger, Norway
NOV 28 SAT – Verftet – Bergen, Norway
NOV 30 MON – THE CIRCUS – Helsinki, Finland
DEC 10 THU – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA
JAN 14 THU – Webster Hall – New York, NY
FEB 25 THU – Noise Pop Music Festival – San Francisco, CA
MAR 4 FRI – Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival – Okeechobee, FL
MAR 5 SAT – Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival – Okeechobee, FL
MAR 6 SUN – Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival – Okeechobee, FL
APR 2 SAT – Big Ears Festival – Knoxville, TN

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