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The Dylan Hayes Electric Band
April 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This is a chance for a wider Yakima audience to hear a great sampling of M-Status tunes, as well as a new collaboration with Dylan Hayes, Young energy new tunes, new musical concepts… could be one of the great seminal concerts of 2019!
The Dylan Hayes Electric Band is an ensemble led by Bay Area natives, Dylan Hayes and Xavier Lecouturier. Dylan and Xavier have a long musical history, collaborating since high school, they have developed a unique voice and sound different than any other in Seattle.
The group primarily focuses on arranging both Dylan and Xaviers original music, as well as some jazz standards for quartet to octet configurations. Dylan and Xavier have been found playing with Seattles best musicians including Thomas Marriott, Jay Thomas, Jovino Santos Neto, and Dawn Clement to name a few. They have both lived in Seattle for four years and have developed a sound and a book of music that is fresh and exciting, pushing jazz music to another level. Their inspirations include Roy Hargrove, Stevie Wonder, Gerald Clayton, George Duke, and Robert Glasper to name a few. The music draws from a wide range of genres including hip hop, pop, funk, and jazz.
Some of those same musicians will be part of the group at The Seasons: saxophonist, Rex Gregory, a transplant from New Orleans with a long resume, and Yakima favorite, Jay Thomas who has made multiple appearances at the Seasons with his funky trumpet.
To open the concert at 7:00 PM is local musical hero, M-Status a rising star in the world of Hip Hop with several albums and videos under his belt. Son of local legend, Mitch Weary, M-Status carries on the tradition of great music his father laid down in Yakima and the region.
For Seasons patrons who were blown away by Industrial Revelation a while back, this concert promises the same sort of experience: hearing something entirely new by exciting young artists.