Meet the Trio of L.A. Jazz Players Who Helped Kendrick Lamar Crush the Grammys

During the shoot for their recent Playboy feature, Saxophonist Kamasi Washington, producer and saxophonist Terrace Martin and bassist Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner sat down at the hallowed Mint theater to talk about growing up together in the fertile jazz and hip-hop scenes of South Los Angeles.

Photography by Olivia Jaffe

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