“Scalp ‘Em” feat/fusing Method Man, Ghostface, and Raekwon with “Kasalefkut-Hulu” by Mulatu Astatke / from our first album entitled SHAOLIN JAZZ The 37th Chamber (2011). Video by @soulcinematic
Check out our “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” design which is inspired by our album of the same name where we fused the vocals and instrumentals from jazz great Nancy Wilson with the acappellas from the legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan.
You can fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods by clicking here.
We’re pleased to announce that SHAOLIN JAZZ has been asked to close out the Freer Sackler Gallery’s Made in Hong Kong Film Festival, Fri Aug. 3rd, with a live DJ set by DJ 2-Tone Jones, starting at 5 PM, alongside a live martial arts demo, and a special CAN I KICK IT? screening at 7 PM feat Legendary Weapons of Kung Fu.
For additional info/RSVP click here.
Today, at 6 PM, Know Your Scene, presented by music magazine DC Music Download, will be interviewing SHAOLIN JAZZ about our upcoming CAN I KICK IT? outdoor screenings at Freedom Plaza and our other projects and multimedia engagements. Listen live at 6 PM by clicking here.
Know Your Scene spotlights some of the most influential and interesting people who shape D.C.’s music scene. Each episode offers an in-depth look into what’s happening inside the nation’s capital through topical discussions and interviews, spotlighting the music community’s unique DIY ethos and independent spirit.
Whenever we do SHAOLIN JAZZ events in New York, its always love and our Sweet Nancy NYC Listening Party was no different. And despite us not having done an event in New York in a min, and some rain, the community (as in people walking in not knowing what was even taking place, but intrigued by our SHAOLIN JAZZ sign) in addition to family and friends – showed up making our listening party the kind of experience that we envisioned.
Thank you to Basquiat’s Bottle for hosting and all of your generosity, thank you to all of the artists who exhibited works giving our event that extra layer, much appreciated to everyone who attended, and props to everyone who helped spread the word.
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This month, Tues. May 22nd at Songbyrd, join us for our next edition of CAN I KICK IT? as we screen the cult martial arts classic Shogun Assassin. Some might even consider this film to be a hip-hop classic as it was sampled and given prominence by one of the Wu-Tang Clan’s founding member’s GZA for his legendary debut album Liquid Swords.
To RSVP/Info click here.
Last week’s DC Listening Party for our Sweet Nancy from Shaolin album was the perfect mix of friends and family. Thanks to everyone who attended, all of our media partners, and props to Diet Starts Monday for hosting.
A quick reminder that our next project Nancy Meet Ghost, drops this Tues. May 8th and, if you’re in New York, our NYC Listening Party is next Thurs. at Basquiat’s Bottle from 6 – till. For info click here.
Tomorrow, from 10 PM – 12 AM, listen in as we take-over Capitol iLL Radio (89.3 FM WPFW) playing tracks from our new project “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin,” select tracks from our catalog, jazz inspired rap music, and talking to SHAOLIN JAZZ friends and family. To listen at 10 PM click here.
As we get closer to the official release of our “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” full length project we felt it was only right to drop the album cover (designed by Late Night Genius).
Stay tuned for the release on Tues. May 8th, be sure listen to the first two singles “Save Me Nancy” and “Waitin’ for Firewater” and we hope you can make our DC (5.2.18 at Diet Starts Monday) and NYC (5.10.18 at Basquiat’s Bottle) listening parties.