Watch: Makaya McCraven Releases "The Fours" From Upcoming Album, 'In These Times'

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Makaya McCraven has released “The Fours,” the latest single and music visual from his forthcoming new album, In These Times, out September 23. You can watch the video, directed by Ryosuke Tanzawa, here. McCraven will perform music from the album at Public Records in Brooklyn next Monday, September 19, with a special, all-star line-up including Junius Paul, Brandee Younger, De’Sean Jones and the string quartet from the album: Marta Sofia Honer, Macie Stewart, Zara Zaharieva, and Lia Kohl.

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Chicago-based percussionist, composer, and producer Makaya McCraven has released “The Fours,” the latest single and music visual from his forthcoming new album, In These Times, out September 23 via International Anthem / Nonesuch / XL Recordings. You can watch the video, directed by Ryosuke Tanzawa, here:

Makaya McCraven will perform music from In These Times at Public Records in Brooklyn on Monday, September 19, with a special, all-star line-up including Junius Paul, Brandee Younger, De’Sean Jones and the string quartet from the album: Marta Sofia Honer, Macie Stewart, Zara Zaharieva, and Lia Kohl, presented by International Anthem and QOBUZ.

McCraven spent the summer touring the global jazz-festival circuit, with Paste magazine noting that his “boundary-pushing free improvisations” have categorized him as one of the “new generation of jazz masters.” He headlined performances at NYC’s Central Park Summerstage and the opening of Chicago’s Salt Shed and played to some of the largest crowds at Newport Jazz Festival and Montreal Jazzfest, with WBGO noting of his recent appearance at Montreal: “(McCraven) showcased the many sides of his music, from hip-hop to the avant-garde. Whatever you call it, it’s music you can dance to, and definitely connects with the audience.”

MAKAYA MCCRAVEN ON TOUR

Sep 19 Public Records Brooklyn, NY
Oct 15 Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Vancouver, BC
Oct 17 Bluebird Theater Denver, CO
Oct 18 Lulu's Downstairs Manitou Springs, CO
Oct 19 Fox Theatre Boulder, CO
Oct 21 Revolution Hall Portland, OR
Oct 23 The Independent San Francisco, CA
Oct 25 Earshot Jazz at Nectar Lounge Seattle, WA
Oct 27 Kuumbwa Jazz Center Santa Cruz, CA
Oct 28 The Outpost Albuquerque, NM
Oct 29 Musical Instrument Museum Phoenix, AZ
Oct 30 Jazz Is Dead at The Lodge Room Los Angeles, CA
     
Feb 5 Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, TN
Mar 30–Apr 2 Big Ears Festival Knoxville, TN
     
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Makaya McCraven: 'The Fours' [video]
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    Watch: Makaya McCraven Releases "The Fours" From Upcoming Album, 'In These Times'

    Chicago-based percussionist, composer, and producer Makaya McCraven has released “The Fours,” the latest single and music visual from his forthcoming new album, In These Times, out September 23 via International Anthem / Nonesuch / XL Recordings. You can watch the video, directed by Ryosuke Tanzawa, here:

    Makaya McCraven will perform music from In These Times at Public Records in Brooklyn on Monday, September 19, with a special, all-star line-up including Junius Paul, Brandee Younger, De’Sean Jones and the string quartet from the album: Marta Sofia Honer, Macie Stewart, Zara Zaharieva, and Lia Kohl, presented by International Anthem and QOBUZ.

    McCraven spent the summer touring the global jazz-festival circuit, with Paste magazine noting that his “boundary-pushing free improvisations” have categorized him as one of the “new generation of jazz masters.” He headlined performances at NYC’s Central Park Summerstage and the opening of Chicago’s Salt Shed and played to some of the largest crowds at Newport Jazz Festival and Montreal Jazzfest, with WBGO noting of his recent appearance at Montreal: “(McCraven) showcased the many sides of his music, from hip-hop to the avant-garde. Whatever you call it, it’s music you can dance to, and definitely connects with the audience.”

    MAKAYA MCCRAVEN ON TOUR

    Sep 19 Public Records Brooklyn, NY
    Oct 15 Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Vancouver, BC
    Oct 17 Bluebird Theater Denver, CO
    Oct 18 Lulu's Downstairs Manitou Springs, CO
    Oct 19 Fox Theatre Boulder, CO
    Oct 21 Revolution Hall Portland, OR
    Oct 23 The Independent San Francisco, CA
    Oct 25 Earshot Jazz at Nectar Lounge Seattle, WA
    Oct 27 Kuumbwa Jazz Center Santa Cruz, CA
    Oct 28 The Outpost Albuquerque, NM
    Oct 29 Musical Instrument Museum Phoenix, AZ
    Oct 30 Jazz Is Dead at The Lodge Room Los Angeles, CA
         
    Feb 5 Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, TN
    Mar 30–Apr 2 Big Ears Festival Knoxville, TN
         
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