NBAF 2019: Experience When Jazz Became Hip Hop! (Thursday, May 23, 2019 – City Winery)

On May 23, 2019, the NBAF presents “Talkin’ All That Jazz”, an exploration of the jazz funk classics that al chemically became the foundation of 1980’s (and beyond) hip hop/R&B music introducing one of the most socially innovative eras of Black culture as depicted in our 2012 award-winning documentary, FunkJazz Kafé: Diary Of A Decade”! The event will take place at City Winery in Ponce City Market and will be host by WCLK’s Jamal Ahmad and FunkJazz Kafé creator, Jason Orr! This event is almost sold out so be sure to be in the house!

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Here are a few videos that give you an idea of the great jazz samples that became hits in hip hop! These are also a few will be musically interpreted.

Notorious B.I.G. (Hypnotize) vs. Herb Alpert (Rise)

Robert Glasper demonstrates the close relation of jazz and hip hop in this video:

“Jazz is the mother of hip-hop” | JAZZ NIGHT IN AMERICA

Here’s a fresh interpretation we discovered online by  Brinae Ali doing Dizzy Gillespie’s “Night In Tunisia” and her tap dance version of when Gangstarr sampled “Night In Tunisia” on “Words I Manifest”!

Brinae Ali – Night In Tunisia/Words I Manifest


Come out and enjoy unforgettable music experience! Hope to see you there!

One Response to “NBAF 2019: Experience When Jazz Became Hip Hop! (Thursday, May 23, 2019 – City Winery)”

  • This will be a fun evening as we celebrate the parallels and partnerships between jazz and hip-hop culture. Featuring songs that span from the 60 s to the , this will be an intergenerational and unique concert experience.

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