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Kassa Overall: I Think I'm Good

Read "Kassa Overall: I Think I'm Good" reviewed by Serena Antinucci

We might never know what exactly happens in the creative mind of Brooklyn-based producer and drummer Kassa Overall. However, his latest album, I Think I'm Good (Brownswood Recordings), gives us an insight in his swirling imagination. The sophomore release by one of the brightest musicians of the New York jazz scene, I Think I'm Good reaches even deeper than his debut album Go Get Ice Cream and Listen to Jazz (2019). Overall breaks down barriers among genres, ...

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Kassa Overall: Living in the Cut between Jazz and Hip Hop

Read "Kassa Overall: Living in the Cut between Jazz and Hip Hop" reviewed by Leo Sidran

Drummer, rapper and producer Kassa Overall speaks about the intersection of jazz and hip-hop, the importance of getting “comfortable with being bored so you can get better at your instrument," the relationship between great drumming and the sounds of nature, how growing up far away from the “scene" gave him a strong sense of personal identity, and what it takes to be a “cat who is going for it." Along the way, he discusses the influence of many ...


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