Saturday, 27th of August Locus Festival comes back into Locorotondo’s lands, between trulli and under Mavù’s Club starry sky, for the most magical night with the most important jazz soul artist of the moment: Kamasi Washington and his band, The Next Step. Warm up and after: dj set by Nicola Conte, an artist who shares with Kamasi a similar sound attitude and vision of jazz music.
Kamasi Washington exceeds the boundaries of jazz. “You cannot define a genre. Music is something else, that you have inside your head, in your heart. ” On the cover of the triple CD “The Epic” and inside the musical poetics of this artist there are different stylistic references to the work of legendary musician Sun Ra and his cosmic imagery, summarized in the formula “Space is the place”, which characterizes Locus Festival this year.
The event is sponsored by the prestigious wine company from Puglia, Tormaresca, among the main sponsors of the festival and supplier of official wines Locus XII edition. You can taste the Locus branded Tormaresca wines at the official bar during events, as well as in the best restaurants in Locorotondo during the festival, between 15 July and 27 August.
Before the concert, Kamasi Washington will be interviewed in public by journalist Nicola Gaeta: at 19:00 in Locorotondo, via Nardelli 101, free admission.