Kamasi Washington and Thundercat to function on Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s debut album

Kamasi Washington and Thundercat to feature on Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's debut album

Over twelve years within the making, Les Jardins Mystiques Vol.1 contains 52 tracks composed, organized and produced by Miguel with contributions from 50+ pals together with Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, DOMi & JD Beck, Jeff Parker, Carlos Niño, Austin Peralta, Bennie Maupin, Lara Somogyi, Jamael Dean, Jamire Williams, Burniss Travis II, Deantoni Parks, Brandon Coleman, Marcus Gilmore and plenty of extra.

Atwood-Ferguson shares the seven monitor EP, Alternatives from Les Jardins Mystiques Vol.1, which makes up the primary quantity of his debut album, and options lead single “Kairos (Kefi)” (with DOMi & JD Beck, Burniss Travis II & Benjamin Fredrick Vukelić).

Quantity 1 is the primary in a deliberate triptych, which is able to collectively comprise ten-and-a-half-hours of authentic, expansive music. Miguel related along with his visitor musicians in versatile methods: via convivial studio dialogues; over distant communication throughout the pandemic period; and by way of the vitality of reside performances at LA venues.

“To me, enjoying music in any form of setting is like swimming in an ocean of sounds and feelings and vibrations,” he says. “It’s the mix of all these totally different rivers, proper? Western European classical music is an intense love and keenness of mine; all of the totally different genres inside jazz music are a pleasure to observe and have given my life a lot that means; digital music, world music, and all these various things I’ve been exploring all these years.”

“I simply need to be an enabler for magic and empowerment, everybody and every thing. I consider in individuals… and I feel that it is a very benevolent multiverse we’re residing in. I really feel like every thing has infinite value. That’s why I attempted to have the range of tracks on there; each one is a mystical backyard, in my view.”

All through his illustrious profession, Miguel has collaborated with the likes of Rihanna, Ray Charles, Lana Del Rey, Girl Gaga, Anderson .Paak, Dr. Dre, Kamasi Washington, Mary J Blige, will.i.am, Massive Boi, Arthur Verocai, Bonobo, Lianne La Havas, Kaytranada, Moses Sumney, Seu Jorge, Widespread, The Roots, The Cinematic Orchestra, Jamael Dean, Shafiq Husayn, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Carlos Niño, Bilal and extra.

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