Give more children with disability extraordinary performing arts experiences

Performance dates & times

Tuesday 8 Oct
8:00 PM

Running Time Approx 1 hour, no interval

Price range

Buy as part of a Melbourne International Arts Festival package and save!*
3+ Package – book 3 or more eligible  Festival shows in one transaction and receive 15% off the standard ticket price.
*All package prices are subject to availability and are applicable to A Reserve seating only.

Standard
$89.00 – $109.00
Concessions*
$79.00 – $99.00
Groups 8+*
$98.10

*Concession and Group prices subject to availability in selected pricing reserves

All online orders are subject to a Service Charge of up to $8.95 per order, plus any optional additional postage charges

Arts Centre Melbourne Members do not pay the $8.95 Service Charge when booking tickets online. Join today to enjoy this saving and other benefits of membership!

Some musicians blaze a trail so fiercely that others get caught up in the slipstream. Kamasi Washington is one, and there’s nothing left unchanged by his touch.

Washington polished his craft playing as a session musician for artists ranging from Herbie Hancock to Snoop Dogg, but it was his work on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly that saw him really turn heads. When he turned to composing, producing and performing with his own band, that promise erupted with a force beyond anyone’s imagining.

His fertile, expansive style of jazz might have roots in Coltrane, Davis and Sun Ra but equally rips chunks of inspiration from Afrobeat, trance, electronica and soul. Intricate solos spill out into sweeping orchestration of a cinematic scale, conjuring vistas of an Afrofuturist utopia hovering on the horizon.


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