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We Shall Overcome
Tue, Jan 15, 2019, 7:30pm

A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Damien Sneed



Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. Producer and Musical Director Damien Sneed’s career covers an incredible breadth of genres. He has conducted and collaborated major original works for Wynton Marsalis, regularly accompanies Jessye Norman, collaborated with Lawrence Brownlee, and has toured extensively with Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and the Clark Sisters.

 

Tue, Jan 15, 2019, 7:30pm
 
Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS Series and the August Wilson Center - African American Cultural Center
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