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Ma*JiD "Sound Of A Flower" Release Performance On April 14 At National Sawdust!


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Majid has a unique blend of improvisation, groove and technical sophistication. —Wynton Marsalis
Now! One Night Only!

Ma*JiD Sound Of A Flower
Saturday, April 14
Performance 7-9pm, $20

National Sawdust
80 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(646) 779-8455

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.

“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

Sound Of A Flower release date: April 20.

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