The Ice Cream Man: Kassa Overall Blends Jazz and Hip-Hop into Something Cool and Refreshing

Drummer Kassa Overall's new album Go Get Ice Cream and Listen to Jazz was released in January. (Photo: Spencer Ostrander) On a cold December night at Manhattan’s Jazz Gallery, drummer Kassa Overall, pianist Jon Batiste and bassist Ameen Saleem made music that was, by turns, hard-swinging, brooding, bluesy and abstract. It flowed easily, like a…
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