Introducing Masego, the 'trap house jazz' musician whose viral mega-hits have marked him out as the foremost sax player of a generation. Here, the rising star talks about the influence of women, the pressure on artists to be 'fake deep', how 'Tadow' was made and the time he got bitten by a fan. He's happy to be in here, he says, our capital is his favourite city in Europe and this is his seventh visit. This time around, the LA -based musical multi-hyphenate is in town for a sold-out show at Shepherd's Bush Empire, a gig that was one of the best GQ went to in Little wonder, really, as it's the saxophone that kickstarted Masego's career. The son of two pastors, who was born in Jamaica but moved to Virginia in the US aged eight, he's been playing instruments and singing in church since he was a child, but it was only in that Masego's music started making waves online. What started as him posting saxophone remixes to SoundCloud snowballed into him sharing his own tracks via a debut EP, The Pink Polo EP , in to an already established, highly engaged audience. It was an instant hit. After all, his genre-bending take on jazz, which he calls "trap house jazz" "It's ignorance meets eloquence, an abrasive energy with some pretty coolness" has wide-ranging appeal.
After a brief sax duet with FKJ, Masego maneuvers over to the drum set, adding more layers to the song. Four minutes in, Masego begins to use his voice, scatting, then manipulating the sounds with a looper pedal. Under the hazy lights, he tests out his looper pedal on stage, creating a song in the moment. At each stop on his tour, fans can expect a customized show. As a kid, he found himself glued to the rhythm section while sitting in on choir rehearsals. You have a little more passion with what you do. In middle school, an attempt to impress a substitute teacher who came to class carrying a binder with a picture of saxophonist Najee led him to his next instrument. I joined the swim team so I could get my lungs stronger. Asked to name them, he begins by referencing three small tattoos on his right knuckles — drums, sax and piano. He counts the bass, cello, marimba and harp among the 16 he plays total.
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Micah Davis born June 8, , known professionally as Masego , is an American musician and singer known for incorporating the saxophone into much of his music. He gained widespread attention with his collaborative record with FKJ called "Tadow" in In , he released his debut album Lady Lady. Micah Davis was born to a Jamaican father and an African-American mother. His father was in the U.
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