Louis Cole Big Band w/ Genevieve Artadi

Ages 16 and up
Saturday, March 25
Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm
$25
Louis Cole is a Los Angeles based singer songwriter, Grammy awarded producer, composer and multi-instrumentalists. Celebrated as one of the world's most future-sonic-funk drummers and co-founder of KNOWER, his mission is “to create deep feelings through music.” Cole has proudly been DIY to date, amassing millions of views with his viral videos like ‘Bank Account’, international tours and debut album ‘Time’ released on Brainfeeder. Known for presenting a show that you will never forget, Louis Cole’s powerful stage presence invites you into his broad and deep sound world. As a multi-instrumentalist his writing is a blend of quickfire, hook-laden electro-funk bullets, wistful humor and soft-focus deep balladry. Always performing from the heart of his vastly imaginative emotional portrait, Louis Cole’s songs evolve with his live concerts that feature his 18-piece brass band, to full brass ensembles with WDR Bob Mintzer, solo shows, or with his 4-piece jazz format. At the forefront of redefining what jazz, electronics and cinematics sounds like; Louis Cole long time collaborators also flavour his sonic mix, notably Thundercat, Genevieve Artadi, Dennis Hamm to and acclaimed jazz pianist and experimental composer Brad Mehldau who featured on his album ‘Time’. Known for presenting a show that you will never forget, witness Louis Cole’s summer festival tour stopping in Europe, Canada, USA featuring a blazing line up of special guests.
Genevieve Artadi (USA) is a LA based vocalist, composer and producer also known as onhalf of the future-electronic funk duo KNOWER. Celebrated internationally, her duo is a hallmark name of its scene who broke out with their four albums, viral YouTube videos and tours with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Artadi is also known for her collaborations with Pollyn, Electromagnets, and solo collaborations as a composer with Norrbotten Big Band to WDR Big Band. This year welcomes her second solo album “Dizzy Strange Summer" which is a debut on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint. The album stands as something special, being her first self-produced project released on any record label involving many of her long time collaborators such as Louis Cole, Sam Wilkes, David Binney, Jacob Mann, and Adam Weissman. Exploring her sound and influences of jazz, psychedelia, bossa nova, avant-garde electronics, the album is deeply her own.