Dillamental is a live instrumental celebration on the life and music of J Dilla. Presented by Elder & Rosen.

Using real drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, and horns combined with samplers and turntables, Dillamental highlights the instrumental side of such hip hop classics as “The Light,” “Vivrant Thing,” and “Stakes Is High” in addition to Jay’s critically acclaimed solo work Donuts.

Charleston musicians include:

  • Alex Rosen on turntables, samples
  • Manny Houston on keyboards, vocals
  • David Carter on trumpet
  • Kanika Moore on vocals
  • Kenny Shider on bass
  • AJ Jenkins on drums

Special guest artists are graphic designer and poet, Marcus Amaker, and Charleston’s illest DJ crew, the Bubbleguts Bros.

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