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Contemporary Black Composers: Iconic Voices

 Iconic voices:  Established and New Generation Composers whose music speaks directly to the morphing demographics of  21st Century  multi ethnic new and younger audiences, who are engaging concert venues and discovering the world of The Classical Performing Arts.
This page showcases outstanding New music that adds value to Creative Place Making - a concept in The Performing Arts  of value added communal spaces of belonging such as at Concert Halls where multi tiered shared experiences and pride in those experiences take root and blossom akin to a Community Garden  in which all are welcomed to participate, help grow, sustain and to share in the harvest. 
 Anthony Davis,Alvin Singleton, Olly Wilson, Adolphus Hailstork, Roy Jennings, Richard Thompson,  Tania Leon,  Valerie Capers, T.J. Anderson,Trevor Weston, Dominque Le Gendre, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Shawn Okpebholo, Jeffrey Mumford, Renee Baker, Bill Banfield, Herbie Hancock, John Wineglass, Kerwin Young, Billy Childs, Kevin Scott, James Newton,  Joel Thompson, Jeraldine Herbison


Explore the sound world of specific composers and compositions by scrolling through and clicking the forward icon on the music player 
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     Selma 1965     Voting Rights Act 1965    Malcolm X 1965 
                 The End of The Civil War/Slavery--------1865/2015
   The Black Panthers and The Black Power Movement 1966-2016



Breaking News=>

Adolophus Hailstork has been commissioned by The Los Angeles Philharmonic to compose a new work for orchestra based on a theme of William Grant Still.  The work will world premiere on February 17th, 2019 in the program below conducted by Thomas Wilkins









  • ELLINGTON: Three Black Kings
  • GERSHWIN: Second Rhapsody
  • Intermission
  • Adolphus HAILSTORK: new work for orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
  • STILL: Symphony No. 4, "Autochthonous"



Hailstork's  Shout for Joy is one of the greatest, yet under performed gems in this celebratory genre  of  works for Chorus, Brass, Tympani and Organ 






                        
      Trevor Weston 


Trevor Weston:The People Could Fly
For Narrator,Solo Violin and String Orchestra
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                                          Billy Childs

                                                          








Billy Childs
Excerpt: The Distant Land for Piano,Soprano,African Percussion and Orchestra
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                                    Bill Banfield
                                                       
Bill Banfield: Dizzy Over Miles
From Symphony#6
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                         Anthony Davis     
    

Anthony Davis: From X, The LIfe and Times of Malcolm X, An Opera in 3 Acts
Betrayal, Act 3
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                 Jeraldine Saunders Herbison










                                                      Dominique De Le Gendre  

 
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                           Tania Leon


          
Tania Leon: Inura, The Power
For Chorus and Percussion
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Renee Baker- Chicago Modern Orchestra Project                            
                    


                                                                                                                                                                                  
                  
                 Jeffrey Mumford

Jeffrey Mumford: Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra
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                    Jonathan Bailey Holland

Fanfares and Flourishes for Orchestra
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                                                         Shawn Okpebholo


Oh Freedom, a Civil War Negro Spiritual
Will Liverman, Baritone
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                                                               Kevin Scott


       








                                          

                                                            H Leslie Adams
H Leslie Adams Art Song Cycle-Night Songs
Night Song from Night Songs,Darryl Taylor,tenor
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                        Richard Thompson                                                                           
                      



   
                                                             R Jess Brown

Symphony of Souls:Jazz Fusion For Bass,Keyboards,Vibes,Sax/Flute
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                                                        Gary Nash
                                 


                      Joel Thompson

The Seven Last Words of The Unarmed



                                     

                                           Mark Lomax
 





















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