The notion of a “jazz music” competition has change into about much more than simply jazz. Just like the storied Montreal Jazz Competition and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Competition that got here earlier than it, the model new Blue Notice Jazz Competition in Napa Valley presents the perfect in jazz music and the hip-hop and R&B artists who’re inextricably tied to the style’s roots. Blue Notice’s first outside, multi-stage competition might be hosted by Dave Chappelle and options Robert Glasper because the artist-in-residence. Glasper might be performing onstage alongside Erykah Badu, Ledisi, D Smoke, Terrace Martin, and BJ The Chicago Child. All of it goes down on the Charles Krug Vineyard in St. Helena, CA on July thirtieth and thirty first and the loaded lineup simply retains getting higher from there.
Additionally acting at Blue Notice Jazz Competition might be Maxwell, the newly reunited Black Star, Thundercat, and Flying Lotus. However probably the most intriguing a part of the lineup is the jazz and hip-hop collaboration units: Maurice Brown that includes Anderson .Paak?! The Soul Rebels that includes GZA & Talib Kweli?! Now this is exclusive curation. To not point out appearances from Chief Adjuah (fka Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah), Butcher Brown, Keyon Harrold, and late-night DJ units from Dj Jazzy Jeff and Badu’s DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown alter ego.
Peep the complete lineup poster under and keep tuned for tickets which go on sale on 04/26 right here.