On Friday night, a new supergroup dubbed J.E.D.I. (Jazz Electronic Dance Improvisation) made its way to New York City’s American Beauty, with Aaron Johnston, drummer for Brazilian Girls, keyboardist/programmer Borahm Lee (Break Science/Pretty Lights Live Band), saxophonist Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce/Shady Horns), and bassist Nate Edgar (The Nth Power). Only the second time performing together under think moniker, fans were treated to a n
The quartet played through over 100 minutes of compositions that blended electronic-music elements with a diverse range of genres from jazz, afrobeat, dub, funk, and more to create a “live music abstraction,” taking listeners on a first-class intergalactic journey that needs to be heard by any true music head. To culminate their three-night run across the Northeast, J.E.D.I. will hit Albany tonight for a special performance at The Hollow with Colorado-based space-funk jammers the Magic Beans.
Check out the gallery below, courtesy of photographer Chris Capaci.