Kamasi Washington Broke His Ankle, Can’t Make Winter JazzFest

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Poor Kamasi!

The modern jazz king has suffered a broken ankle during his European tour, according to the New York Times. He had a show during the 2016 Jazz Winterfest, but doctors advised him to not travel to New York for the show.

”…Per the advisement of my doctors, I can’t take any long flights due to the surgery I had on my broken ankle,” he told the Times.

As terrible as a broken ankle is, he’s lucky it’s not anything more crucial for playing those experimental jazz vibes his fans know and love. After he recovers, he’ll be gearing up for more shows, including a few festival stops.

If you don’t remember, Kamasi Washington had one of the best albums of 2015, in our humble opinion.

Luckily for people who really wanted to see Washington perform at Winter JazzFest (let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to see him live?), his show has been rescheduled for Feb. 24 at Webster Hall.