October 10, 2021 – 6:14 am

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Newport 2021 [no label, 1CD]

Newport Jazz Festival. Ft Adams State Park, Newport, RI; July 30, 2021. Very good audience recording.

Thanks to taper Mr Mountjoy; and to RandyBayers for sharing the show at Dime.

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Mac Randall, jazztimes.com:

Speaking of overwhelming, I thought for a moment that tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington, the Quad stage headliner for Day 1, had blown out his microphone on his very first solo. The problem turned out to be just a bad cable, but still… phew. More than ever, Washington seems to be evolving into a younger generation’s version of Pharoah Sanders, from the overall grace and largesse of his demeanor to the sense of spirituality and Black consciousness that pours forth from his music to, yes, his sheer intensity as a performer.

You can never say he doesn’t bring it. Last time Washington played Newport, two years ago, it didn’t feel like his band quite matched that power; this time, with slightly different membership (including Ben Williams on acoustic bass), they were far less laidback, frequently and pleasurably edging into total-assault territory. “Sun Kissed Child” was a moving highlight, with solo spots for Washington’s father Rickey on flute, DJ Battlecat on turntables, and Tony Austin, one of two drummers and two percussionists on stage.

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Shure MV88 > iPhone 7 > Motiv Audio App > WAV > FLAC (24/48)
With patches from Funk It Blog’s source with same rig and location.
Funk It Blog used a 75 degree mic pattern and Mr. Mountjoy used a 105 degree pattern.
The patches are: the last 3.5 minutes of Sun Kissed Child and the first 12 minutes of Truth.

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Track 01. Intro 2:20
Track 02. Drive 8:13
Track 03. Announcement 4:56
Track 04. Sun Kissed Child 16:59
Track 05. Truth 14:54
Track 06. Hub-Tones [Freddie Hubbard] 10:51
Track 07. Fists of Fury 12:28
71 mins

Kamasi Washington - saxophone
Rickey Washington
- flute, soprano sax
Dontae Winslow
- trumpet
Lemar Guillary
- trombone
Cameron Graves
- piano, keyboards
DJ Battlecat
- turntables
Tony Austin
- drums
Ronald Bruner Jr
- drums
Ben Williams
- stand up bass
Kahlil Cummings
- percussion
Allakoi Peete (
Alakoie Pete) - percussion
Patrice Quinn
- vocals

Click here to order Kamasi Washington releases.


  2. Rumor has it Kamasi gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Oct 10, 2021

  3. Of course

    By U L E on Oct 10, 2021

  4. No rumors on the others in band

    By U L E on Oct 10, 2021

  5. Antichrist, derrick, dirty laundrie still on the loose. Is law enforcement and the FBI full of bumbling idiots or what ? This is unbelievable. The kid is turning them into laughing stocks .

    By HHH on Oct 10, 2021

  6. This proves America is in real trouble. Just wait for another 9/11 . It’s coming, what with open borders , unvetted Afghans flooding the country , thanks to Dementia Joe the corpse and his squad puppet string pullers led by AOC . With the idiots in law enforcement and the FBI these days , we probably wouldn’t know how to go after who came after us . Dirty Laundrie is symbolic of how incompetent we are as a country.

    By HHH on Oct 10, 2021

  7. Hey Triple, get a life and stop worrying about this nobody. He’s probably in Canada or Mexico or Cuba by now.

    By DD on Oct 10, 2021

  8. Rumor has it HHH gots a Lil Un

    By U L E on Oct 10, 2021

  9. Twernt me on last one nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 10, 2021

  10. Gots a big un I hear .

    By ELU on Oct 10, 2021

  11. It must be men’s room sightings that start these rumors . Just like with Uncle Milte. Also possibly whip it out contests . .

    By Scaromouch on Oct 10, 2021

  12. Wtf? Where’s Van Morrison?
    Now they actually haven’t posted something from this ginger haired cunt…i feel lost and without purpose lol
    Where’s the Beatles and Stones?
    More Sixties

    By Tired of Van Morrison on Oct 11, 2021

  13. Twernt me on any of the above . All fakes run amok

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  14. Last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  15. Give the closet gay guy tired of what he wants . More Van Morrison and his big 16 inch

    By T J on Oct 11, 2021

  16. Last two twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  17. Twernt me on last one, nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  18. Twernt me on any here, all fakes

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  19. Nuther fake on last one. Twernt me

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  20. Dosent anyone talk music here anymore? What happened to this site ? Just a bunch of stupid idiots and their middle school bathroom humor . Where did all the old regulars go who used to post comments? Did they all die off ?

    By Tom on Oct 11, 2021

  21. On last one twernt me nuther fake

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  22. Nuther butter up my ass

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  23. Tom, how about I whip out my Twinkie and tell me how it tastes. It has a creme filled center.

    By U L E on Oct 11, 2021

  24. Tom, you idiot on steroids, I’m still here.

    By swappers on Oct 11, 2021

  25. He might be my dad, mom fucked a lot of guys who looked like him.

    By DD on Oct 20, 2021

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