Katisse isn’t your average jazz musician, but he isn’t your average MC either. Blending flute and saxophone virtuosity with poetry to create a flow that leaves every listener in awe, LA-native Katisse embodies the converging point of jazz and hip-hop, two genres whose socio-cultural and artistic similarities are often overshadowed by the mainstream. Having played with musicians such as Herbie Hancock, Billy Childs, Simon Phillips, Yellowjackets and even Prince and Dr. Dre, Katisse demonstrates that jazz is applicable to any genre and accessible to every crowd. Multi-Grammy Award-winning pianist Billy Childs says of A World To The Wise “I just wanted to say how much I dug this record! Nobody’s doing any shit like this.”

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