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.
We hope you’ll join us for our special free MLK DAY 2021 Family Concert on Friday, January 15, 7 pm-8 pm and Saturday, January 16, 12 pm-1 pm.
It will feature wonderful vocalists Kim Nalley and Tiffany Austin, pianist and composer Tammy L. Hall, Enid Pickett (poet), Selma Louise Apara (youth poet), Genius Wesley (drums), and yours truly (bass). Our concert will be a tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the music of the Civil Rights Movement.
Get free tickets!
- You can sign up now for our free concert at www.healdsburgjazz.org and also access our free MLK Day 2021 Student Resource Guide.
- Healdsburg Jazz will continue to honor our culture and history through music and other art forms.
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.