Eric Hirsh

pianist, composer, producer

Guru Legacy EP

Guru Legacy is a 6-song tribute to the late Keith Elam (aka Guru) and his Jazzmatazz catalog. Remixing and re-arranging songs from each of the four Jazzmatazz volumes, The Beast celebrates Elam's compelling anthology of hip hop and jazz fusion. Guru Legacy features a diverse array of musicians including emcees John Robinson (Jay Are Jazz 1960s Revolution) & Silent Knight, instrumentalists Shana Tucker (cello) & Tim Smith (sax/flute), producers Dark Matter & Freddie Watts and poets D Noble & shirlette ammons. A special one-on-one interview about jazz and hip hop with Pierce of The Beast and ?uestlove of The Roots follows the EP, which was released in collaboration with Revivalist.