Healdsburg Jazz presents 1-hour packed with performances inspired by and dedicated to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the music of the Civil Rights Movement.
In collaboration with Stanford‘s King Research & Education Institute.
Featuring vocalists Kim Nalley and Tiffany Austin, who have each championed freedom songs and black liberation music their entire careers. The performance will include such important songs as “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize,” “I Wish I Knew How it Feels to be Free,” “I Woke up this Morning with My Mind Stayed on Freedom,” and more.
Pianist Tammy Lynn Hall will perform her original arrangement of “We Shall Overcome” and poet Enid Pickett will perform her commissioned poem titled “118 Days,” about the Children’s March in 1963 in Birmingham Alabama. Other musicians include drummer Genius Wesley and bassist Marcus Shelby.