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Troker @ Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 

Wednesday, Jun 29 2016
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Originally formed in Guadalajara in 2004, Troker brings together bass, piano, drums, sax, trumpet, and a DJ to create a unique act that's part jazz, part electronic. The sextet has played prestigious festivals like Glastonbury Festival, SXSW, and Edinburgh International, bringing its sound to over 15 different countries along the way. Vinyl-heavy DJ scratch solos switch off between traditional-leaning horn sections, bridging the jazz club and DJ worlds together to create a sound that's a far cry from your parents' Blue Note records. Traditionalists be damned, Troker's genre blending approach brings a modern sensibility, fire, and ferocity to the scene.

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