Jazz and the Struggle for Freedom and Equality
This season at New England Conservatory, 30+ concerts demonstrate just how vital music is to human struggle, and what revolution in artistic expression sounds like. Ken Schaphorst leads the NEC Jazz Orchestra in some of the landmark compositions and arrangements associated with the battle against racism and bigotry.
Charles Mingus - Haitian Fight Song
Fables of Faubus
Freedom, and Meditations on Integration
Carla Bley - Dreamkeeper
Duke Ellington - excerpts from Black, Brown and Beige
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