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Author Smith, Wadada Leo, 1941-

Title Ten freedom summers [sound recording] / Wadada Leo Smith.

Imprint [Silver Spring, MD] : Cuneiform Records, pc2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJ SMIT TFS S24CD    Available
Description 4 sound disc (265 min., 29 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact discs.
Contents Disc 1: Dred Scott : 1857 (11:11) -- Malik Al Shabazz and the people of the Shahada (5:15) -- Emmett Till: defiant, fearless (18:02) -- Thurgood Marshall and Brown vs. Board of Education: a dream of equal education, 1954 (16:06) -- John F. Kennedy's new frontier and the space age, 1960 (22:12) -- Disc 2. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 381 days (12:43) -- Black church (16:34) -- Freedom summer: voter registration, acts of compassion and empowerment, 1964 (12:32) -- Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (24:12) -- Disc 3. The freedom riders ride (16:42) -- Medgar Evers: a love-voice of a thousand years' journey for liberty and justice (10:23) -- The D.C. wall: a war memorial for all times (12:18) -- Buzzsaw: the myth of a free press (15:02) -- The Little Rock Nine: a force for desegregation in education, 1957 (13:50) -- Disc 4. America, pars 1, 2 & 3 (14:14) -- September 11th, 2001: a memorial (9:30) -- Fannie Lou Hamer and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, 1964 (9:06) -- Democracy (14:30) -- Martin Luther King, Jr.: Memphis, the prophecy (20:34).
Performer Southwest Chamber Music. Jeff Von der Schmidt, conductor ; Alison Bjorkedal, harp ; Jim Foschia, clarinet ; Lorenz Gamma, violin ; Peter Jacobson, cello ; Larry Kaplan, flute ; Jan Karlin, viola ; Tom Peters, bass ; Lynn Vartan, percussion ; and Shalini Vijayan, violin. Golden Quartet/Quintet. Wadada Leo Smith, composer, trumpet ; bass ; Anthony Davis, piano ; John Lindberg, bass ; Pheeroan Aklaff, drums ; and Susie Ibarra, drums.
Event Recorded November 4-6, 2011 at Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, Los Angeles, Ca.
Summary Ten freedom summers is based on the Civil Rights Movement in the USA and Wadada Leo Smith has been working on it on and off for over 30 years. It features four discs and performances by his Golden Quartet/Quintet and a small chamber ensemble, including Anthony Davis, John Lindberg, Pheeroan akLaff, Susie Ibarra and others. Ten Freedom Summers is not only a truly remarkable recording, it is Wadada s piece de resistance of his musical accomplishments.
Subject Jazz -- 2011-2020.
African Americans -- Music.
Civil rights movements -- 20th century -- Songs and music.
Added Author Von der Schmidt, Jeff. Conductor.
Bjorkedal, Alison. Performer.
Foschia, Jim. Performer.
Gamma, Lorenz. Performer.
Jacobson, Peter. Performer.
Kaplan, Larry. Performer.
Karlin, Jam. Performer.
Peters, Tom. Performer.
Vartan, Lynn. Performer.
Vijayan, Shalini. Performer.
Davis, Anthony. Performer.
Lindberg, John. Performer.
akLaff, Pheeroan. Performer. 1955-
Ibarra, Susie. Performer.
Southwest Chamber Music (Musical group)
Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet. Performer.
Standard No. 045775035024
Music No. Rune 350 Cuneiform Records
Rune 351 Cuneiform Records
Rune 352 Cuneiform Records
Rune 353 Cuneiform Records

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