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ArtDontSleep presents Le Jazz Est Mort: Cortex at The Mayan

Courtesy of Bandsintown | Posted on May 24, 2024


The Mayan
1038 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA


Thu, July 11, 2024
7:00 pm

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There is hardly any comparison for the first time one hears the legendary French Jazz-Funk band, Cortex. Like tearing a sports car down the Côte d'Azur, their crisp bass lines and seductive piano stabs conjure fantasies of playful hedonism, sun-drenched luxury, and escape. Among the numerous European groups that absorbed American Funk and Jazz influences during the 1970s, few are as celebrated, or as mysterious. Over the years, their music has made its way to global audiences through Hip-Hop. As it stands, Cortex is one of the most sampled artists from France, appearing in tracks from Tyler The Creator, Flying Lotus, Conway The Machine, and most notably MF DOOM & Madlib. Join Jazz Is Dead as we welcome the iconic group back to Los Angeles. Listen to their holy grail album TROUPEAU BLEU here. ...

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