Will Sessions – Mix Takes: Take One (Video)

blame it on JES7 December 9, 2011

Really digging the Main Source – Live at the BBQ, Bob James – Nautilus and Dilla renditions. I’m gonna need this like now. Pre-order via Fat Beats here.

Will Sessions impressed with the meticulous craftsmanship of their studio re-workings of the classic tracks on The Elmatic Instrumentals. With their new two-part video “Mix Takes,” the five-piece band is taking a similar approach in recreating some of their favorite songs–only this time it was all recorded and filmed live in real time. Whether referencing music by jazz greats Herbie Hancock and Bob James or replaying beats made famous by Nas or J Dilla, it’s all presented with seamless transitions in the style of a mixtape, and “Mix Takes” both showcases the band’s individual talents and reflects the airtight performances that have made them one of the hottest live bands in Detroit.

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