Kamasi Washington Announces ‘Live At The Apollo Theater’ Concert Film
Kamasi Washington detailed a new Amazon Music original concert film, Kamasi Washington Live At The Apollo Theater, which will stream exclusively via Amazon Prime Video. The Michael Garber-directed feature film premieres on Thursday, February 6.
The film was recorded at Washington’s February 2019 headlining performance at the historic New York City venue. Washington appears with his band, The Next Step and special guests DJ Battlecat and vocalist Dwight Trible. Included is the previously unreleased “The Bombshell’s Waltz,” which was initially recorded for Washington’s 2007 album, The Proclamation, and is also available to stream on Amazon Music.
“Playing at the Apollo Theater is one of the greatest honors that a musician can have,” says Washington. “When I walked down 125th Street from my hotel in Harlem and saw my name on the marquee I almost couldn’t believe it. To be a part of that prestigious group of brilliant musical minds was truly humbling for me. To say that night was one of the most amazingly special nights of my life is a grave understatement. I’m so happy and thankful to be able to share this moment with people all over the world. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did!”
Watch Kamasi Washington Live At The Apollo Theater beginning February 6 via this link and check out the trailer and “The Bombshell’s Waltz” below: