BMF 2018 – Masta Ace (USA) – at the Jazz Lab
As part of the Brunswick Music Festival on its 30th anniversary – Masta Ace at the Jazzlab
For a one-off collaboration, specially commissioned by Brunswick Music Festival, Masta works with an all-star band of Melbourne musicians. Led by Music Director/guitarist Cristian Barbieri (The CB3/Billy Davis and the Good Lords) the band features Audrey Powne (Au Dre/The Do Yo Thangs) trumpet/vox, Joel Trigg (Jess Fairlie/The Rookies/Joel Trigg) on keys, Caleb Shand (Deandre Brackensick/RINI) on bass and Ivan ‘Choi’ Khatchoyan (Cookin On 3 Burners/Mayfield) on drums.
Featuring special guests N’fa Jones, P-Unique, DJ Paul Gorrie and Drmngnow, Belle Bangard (Gospel Collective) and Will Scullin (Big Words), this huge show unites hip hop pioneers from down under with the New York underground. (extract from the Programme)