Kamasi Washington ‎– The Epic

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Brainfeeder ‎– BFCD050
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3 × CD, Album, Repress
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Volume 1 - The Plan
1-1 Change Of The Guard
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
12:16
1-2 Askim
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
12:35
1-3 Isabelle
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*Engineer – Brian RosemeyerOrgan – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan Porter
12:13
1-4 Final Thought
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums [Left Side] – Ronald Bruner*Drums [Right Side] – Tony AustinEngineer – Tony AustinOrgan – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan Porter
6:32
1-5 The Next Step
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinOrgan – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
14:49
1-6 The Rhythm Changes
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*, Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanLead Vocals – Patrice QuinnLyrics By – Kamasi Washington, Patrice QuinnPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
7:44
Volume 2 - The Glorious Tale
2-1 Miss Understanding
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*Electric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
8:46
2-2 Leroy And Lanisha
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Tony AustinEngineer – Tony AustinOrgan – Cameron GravesPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Brandon ColemanTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan Porter
9:24
2-3 Re Run
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Tony AustinEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
8:20
2-4 Seven Prayers
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*Electric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar Thomas
7:36
2-5 Henrietta Our Hero
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*Engineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinLead Vocals – Patrice QuinnLyrics By – Kamasi Washington, Patrice QuinnOrgan – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Shaunte PalmerTrumpet – Todd SimonViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
7:14
2-6 The Magnificent 7
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums – Ronald Bruner*, Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinKeyboards, Organ – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar ThomasViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
12:46
Volume 3 - The Historic Repetition
3-1 Re Run Home
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums [Left Side] – Ronald Bruner*Drums [Right Side] – Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar Thomas
14:06
3-2 Cherokee
Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonComposed By – Ray NobleDrums – Robert Miller (28)Electric Bass – Miles MosleyEngineer – Brian RosemeyerKeyboards, Organ – Brandon ColemanTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterVocals – Patrice Quinn
8:14
3-3 Clair De Lune
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyArranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonCello – Artyom Manukyan, Ginger MurphyChoir [Choir Vocal] – Cameron Graves, Charles Jones (13), Dawn Norfleet, Dexter Story, Dwight Trible, Gina Manziello, Jason Morales (2), Maiya Sykes, Natasha F Agrama*, Patrice Quinn, Steven Wayne (3), Taylor Graves, Thalma de Freitas, Tracy CarterComposed By – Claude DebussyDrums – Tony AustinEngineer – Chris Constable, Tony AustinOrgan – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterViola – Andrea Whitt, Molly Rodgers*Violin – Jennifer Simone*, Lucia Micarelli, Neel Hammond, Paul Cartwright, Tylana Renga Enamoto*
11:08
3-4 Malcolm's Theme
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyAdapted By [Lyrics Set To Music By] – Kamasi Washington, Patrice QuinnArranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonComposed By – Terence BlanchardDrums [Left Side] – Ronald Bruner*Drums [Right Side] – Tony AustinEngineer – Tony AustinLyrics By – Ossie DavisOrgan – Brandon ColemanPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterVocals – Dwight Trible, Patrice Quinn
8:41
3-5 The Message
Acoustic Bass – Miles MosleyComposed By, Arranged By, Producer – Kamasi WashingtonDrums [Left Side] – Ronald Bruner*Drums [Right Side] – Tony AustinElectric Bass – Stephen BrunerEngineer – Tony AustinKeyboards – Brandon ColemanPercussion – Leon MobleyPiano – Cameron GravesTenor Saxophone – Kamasi WashingtonTrombone – Ryan PorterTrumpet – Igmar Thomas
11:09

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Issued in a 4-fold Digipak, with 12-page booklet.
Pressing dates in the matrix suggest a 2017 repress date.

Thundercat global credit given as Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner on booklet.
Ronald Bruner Jr. global credit given as Ronald Bruner on booklet.

All tracks recorded at King Size Sound Labs.

"Change Of The Guard" dedicated to Austin Peralta.
"Isabelle" dedicated to Isabelle Diggs.
"Seven Parayers" dedicated to Zane Musa.
"Henrietta Our Hero" dedicated to Henrietta Curtis.
"Clair De Lune" dedicated to Gerald Wilson.

All songs Copyright Control, except:
"Cherokee" published by Redwood Music Limited.
"Clair De Lune" and "Malcolm's Theme" published by Warner Olive Music LLC/Universal/MCA Music Limited.

P & C Brainfeeder 2015.
Made in the EU.

All discs contain CD-Text.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 5054429000191
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): CA BFCD050CD1 @@ 1/15/2016 10:50:12 PM 0001084261
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): CA BFCD050CD2 @ 09/22/17 01:32:13 AM
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): CA BFCD050CD3 @ 04/15/15 05:45:10 PM
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1): IFPI LY88
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2 & 3): IFPI L039
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 & 3): IFPI 1286
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): IFPI 1280

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BFCD050 Kamasi Washington The Epic(3xCD, Album) Brainfeeder BFCD050 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
BFDL050, none Kamasi Washington The Epic(17xFile, WAV, Album, 16-) Brainfeeder, Ninja Tune BFDL050, none US 2015
BFDNL050 Kamasi Washington The Epic(17xFile, FLAC, Album) Brainfeeder BFDNL050 2015
BF050 Kamasi Washington The Epic(3xLP, RE + Box, Album) Brainfeeder BF050 UK 2018 Sell This Version
BRFD50 Kamasi Washington The Epic(3xCD, Album) Brainfeeder, Beat Records BRFD50 Japan 2015 Sell This Version

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