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Violinist Ma*JiD - "Sound Of A Flower" Album Release Show on April 14 at National Sawdust

Ma*JiD
Sound Of A Flower
Album Release Party
Saturday, April 14
National Sawdust - NYC

Saturday, April 14
Performance 7-9pm - $20
National Sawdust
80 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11249

Three time Downbeat Rising Jazz violinist Ma*JiD ecstatically celebrates the release of his newest album, Sound Of A Flower. The culmination of an eight year journey, Ma*JiD will perform selections from the album joined by special guests Squala Orphan (Brooklyn MC/Guru's Jazzmatazz Alum), Sfumato Symphony Orchestra, and Cyrus Aaron (acclaimed Poet/ Activist/TV Personality).

Ma*JiD's music is defined by its angelic string sounds, aboriginal electric bass grooves, lush harmonic textures layered with a combination of acoustic/electric sounds and its heavy hip-hop influenced drums. The album itself is music that chronicles the development of jazz music from a New Orleans juke joint, a highly technical musical view of a modern city, a gospel bound violin with orchestra in a great hall and a socially conscience street anthem with the trap music swag to match.
The evening will leave listeners looking inward, outward and to the dance floor.

Majid has a unique blend of improvisation, groove and technical sophistication" -Wynton Marsalis

"He really plays the language of jazz" -T.S. Monk

"The Most Killing Jazz Violinist Out Now" -Antonio Hart

"Taking jazz violin in a new direction" -John Blake Jr.

"Rising Jazz Violinist 2015-2017"
-Downbeat Magazine
 
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