Posts Tagged ‘Dafnis Prieto’

Listen: Kokayi’s Jazzy Ensemble, The Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio

At a recent TED talk in D.C., Kokayi spoke on his love for hip-hop, a genre he says infuses all others. "When I hear people talk about 'Hey man, do you like rock music?' I'm like 'Yeah, I like rock music,'" he told the crowd. "It's hip-hop, with guitars."
Then perhaps his three-year-old ensemble The Dafnis Prieto Proverb [...]

Jazz Setlist, Aug. 11-17: Loco for Local! (And Jerry Gonzalez)

Friday, August 12
Rashaan Carter is burning up New York as a busy freelancer (and regular in Wallace Roney's band) with a meaty but rough-hewn sound. But before that, he was a young jazz musician and student growing up in Washington, D.C., and playing jazz as a family affair. Specifically, he was a member of the [...]