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LA Phil, Just Jazz, and Fusicology

July 2024

Dilla Jazz

Jul 18 • 8:00 pm PDT
The Ford, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Los Angeles, CA 90068 United States
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The late James Dewitt Yancey—better known as J Dilla—was one of the most celebrated and influential record producers of all time. Before his passing in 2006, he created beats for A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Janet Jackson, the Roots, D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, Ghostface Killah, Common, and pretty much any other rapper looking for a rich, soulful sound. From his earliest days as a member of Slum Village through his essential solo collection Donuts, Dilla treated hip-hop production like…

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