Cameron Graves
– A.K.A. The Planetary Prince
Brings Thrash-Jazz to the Universe with Seven

Album Features Special Guest Kamasi Washington
Alongside Guitarist Colin Cook, Bassist Max Gerl,
and Drummer Mike Mitchell

First Single, “Red,” Available Now;

Album Coming February 19, 2021 via Artistry Music
Check Out “Red” On These Playlists

Tidal — Heavy Metal Bebop & Punk Jazz

Apple Music — Jazz Currents

Spotify — All New Jazz

Pianist, composer and vocalist Cameron Graves calls the music he’s architected for his new Artistry Music/Mack Avenue Music Group release thrash-jazz, though that only begins to tell the story. Yes, upon an initial listen, the juggernaut metal force and hardcore precision of Seven can knock you back.

After all, Graves grew up in metal-rich Los Angeles, headbanging to Living Colour as a kid and, after immersing himself in jazz and classical studies for years, reigniting his love for hard rock through records by Pantera, Slipknot and his most profound metal influence, Swedish titans Meshuggah.

“The house pianist for the party at the end of the universe,
pulling in signals from John Coltrane, J Dilla, Meshuggah
and points beyond.” – Rolling Stone

“Cameron Graves is LA’s Cosmic Metalhead Jazz Prince.” – VICE Noisey

“…a smart, restless keyboardist with abundant
credits in jazz and R&B…” – The New York Times

“…enraptured, assured, grandiose in moments, but
never self-aggrandizing.” – Pitchfork

“…sounds like the best elements of Weather Report, Keith Jarrett,
McCoy Tyner, Austin Peralta and Flying Lotus.” – LA Weekly

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