Abstract Orchestra are making some of the most exciting music in hip-hop, blending jazz orchestration with hip-hop beats and MC’s. The 18 piece all star big band creates unique music that is both heavy and beautiful, pushing the boundaries of live hip-hop. The band includes musicians that have toured with some of the top acts in the world including Jamiroquai, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, John Legend & The Roots, Roots Manuva, Rag ’n’ bone Man, Adele, Estelle and Lily Allen. Along with their original work, Abstract Orchestra is well known for their masterful reinterpretations of hip-hop classics by legends that include J Dilla and MADVILLAIN, diversifying ways in which hip-hop can be enjoyed.
“Dynamite” – Gilles Peterson BBC6 Music/Worldwide (‘Air’)
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