Since the Levitt Pavilion opened in 2007, over 85,000 have gathered in MacArthur Park to picnic on the grassy lawn and enjoy music under the stars. The open lawn forms a natural amphitheater with an inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic dinners, family and friends. We invite you to come and experience the magic this summer as music plays in MacArthur Park! THE EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO ALL AGES.
Sunday, August 15th 7-9pm
Levitt Pavilion presents
an evening with JEREMY SOLE'S MUSAICS
personnel: JEREMY SOLE - Turntables/Guitar/Production
TODD SIMON - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
DAVID RALICKE - Baritone Sax/Trombone
TRACY WANNOMAE - Sax/Baritone Clarinet
ALAN LIGHTNER - Perc/Steel Drums
DAMON AARON - Guitar
JOEY REINA - Bass
As a musician and producer, Sole uses the word "MUSAICS" as both a band name and a conceptual approach; sampling world beats from old records, writing original music for a 9-piece ensemble, and juxtaposing it all as a form of mosaic music.
Sole has pulled together his dream team of musicians including members of The Lions, Quantic Soul Orchestra, Antibalas, Orgone, Mayer Hawthorne, Build an Ark and many more projects. Alan Lightner on percussion and steel drums, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on Viola, Todd Simon on trumpet and a heavyweight cast of players who invoke the spirits and spark the dancefloor. With Sole on MPC sampler, turntables and guitar, MUSAICS keeps an experimental-yet-steady groove that hybridizes elements of Afrobeat, Cumbia, Spiritual Jazz, Brazilian rhythms and dubbed-out dancefloor beats.
MUSAICS' debut gig was at the Getty Museum with the Budos Band, almost a year later they headlined a KCRW event for over 3000 people. It is a collective of some of LA's most in-demand studio and touring musicians, so when they find the rare moments to come together as MUSAICS, rare and beautiful things happen.