This Kwanzaa, which runs Dec. 26-Jan. 1, we celebrate African-American culture with composers that have imbued the essence of the Seven Principles in their timeless and joyous music hosted by Jeffrey Yelverton.
Fela Sowande — Music from African Suite for String Orchestra: II. Nostalgia and V. Akinla
Billy Childs — Two Elements: I. Water performed by The American Brass Quintet
Leonard Brown — ‘Smile’ performed by The Aeolians
Jeffrey Mumford — eight aspects of appreciation performed by The Mann Duo: Nicholas Mann, violin; Robert Mann, viola
Hamza El Din — Escalay: “Waterwheel’ performed by Kronos Quartet
Black Violin — Vivaldi: Spring
Jessie Montgomery — Voodoo Dolls
George Walker — Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane: Invokation performed by American Brass Quintet
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