Cedric Burnside – Photo of The Week
Cedric Burnside – Photo of The Week. For this week’s photo we’re heading down to Austin Texas to capture Cedric Burnside performing live SXSW. Furthermore, it’s 2019 and the show is taking place at Miles Davis House at Antone’s. Also, headlining the event is the Miles Electric Band, which is a rotating ensemble featuring the musical alumni of Miles Davis.
In addition to contemporary players, making its successful Austin debut. Featuring Keyon Harrold the trumpeter behind Don Cheadle’s performance in the film “Miles Ahead.” Along with Robert Irving, III, Antoine Roney. As well as Munyungo Jackson, Richard Patterson, DJ Hapa, Vince Wilburn, Jr., featuring sit-ins by Micah Nelson and Carter Arrington.
While there aren’t any videos from the actual event, here is a performance that you can check out:
Meanwhile, Blues/Soul royalty Cedric Burnside, grandson of blues legend R.L. Burnside’s performance is so magnetic, Rolling Stone featured him in their SXSW recap “30 Best Artists We Saw In Austin.” This is where photographer Billy Bennight is able to capture this great picture and one of the coolest events that takes place in Austin Texas!
Deeming the whole night as a genre bending odyssey and the ultimate jam session! With the world in such a chaotic state nowadays, we need more of these kind of events taking place. Also, check out the video below with Cedric Burnside & Trenton Ayers keeping the legacy of R.L. Burnside Alive.
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