A Timeless Evening at JACCC

By Mochilla | August 22, 2010

A Timeless Evening at JACCC

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Over a year ago, the work of three modern composers took stage at the Luckman Auditorium at Cal State Los Angeles in a three part series called “Timeless.” Miguel Atwood-Ferguson brought a 60-piece orchestra to perform strikingly beautiful renditions of the work of J Dilla, Arthur Verocai performed his powerful eponymous debut in its entirety, and Mulatu Astatke performed classics and new material from his prolific body of work. Though hip-hop, ethio-jazz, and bossa nova may have stylistic differences, each has had a profound effect on numerous genres today.

Last Friday evening, fans from all across Los Angeles came together under the downtown skyline to celebrate the work of these three composers with a live re-edit of these Timeless performances. J Rocc of the World Famous Beat Junkies performed this feat, taking to the turntables to scratch… [read more…]