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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


     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
1619-2019, The 400th Anniversary of American Slavery:August 22nd-the first Slave Ship of Africans to arrive at Jamestown














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"










@Photo2019 Bill Doggett Productions
Conductor Thomas Wilkins greets Adolphus Hailstork at the end of World Premiere of
STILL HOLDING ON













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 





                                                  
                                          Billy Childs

                                                          












                                    Bill Banfield
                                                       




                         Anthony Davis     
    


                   
               
                 Jeraldine Saunders Herbison










                                                      Dominique De Le Gendre  

 
                                         http://www.dominiquelegendre.com/listen.html 

                                
                           Tania Leon


          

                                                                                                                                                    
Renee Baker- Chicago Modern Orchestra Project                            
                    


                                                    

Renee Baker,
Composer and Founder of 
The Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
Featured November-December 2018
ACS Magazine

                                                                                                                                  Jeffrey Mumford



      
                                      

                    Jonathan Bailey Holland

                   
                                                         Shawn Okpebholo





                                                                
                                                               Kevin Scott


       








                                          

                                                            H Leslie Adams



                           

                        Richard Thompson                                                                           
                      



   
                                                             R Jess Brown



                                                  
                                                               
                                                        Gary Nash
                                 


                      Joel Thompson

The Seven Last Words of The Unarmed



                                     

                                           Mark Lomax
 





















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