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Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Label: Porto Franco Records
Released: 2011
Track listing: There is a Balm in Gilead; Amen; Emmett Til (Bobo); Black Cab; Fables of Faubus; We Shall Overcome; Trouble on the Bus (Freedom Ride); Birmingham (Project C); Go Tell It On The Mountain; We're A Winner; Memphis (I am a Man); Take My Hand Precious Lord.

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Darren Johnston's Gone To Chicago: The Big Lift

Read "The Big Lift" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Canada-reared, but calling San Francisco home since 1997, trumpeter and composer Darren Johnston delves into the Chicago's avant, modern-jazz establishment and kicks off a vibrant set, with prominent constituents of The Windy City's fertile soundscape. With The Big Lift, the trumpeter's ascending status within the outer reaches of jazz attains another hierarchical level. Peppered ...

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Marcus Shelby Orchestra: Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read "Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." reviewed by Edward Blanco

A man with a deep social conscience and a fervent interest in social history, San Francisco bassist and band leader Marcus Shelby has previously used music to illuminate past injustices on Port Chicago (Noir Records, 2006), and then again with Harriet Tubman (Noir Records, 2008). On Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

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Marcus Shelby Orchestra: Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read "Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr is a beautiful album. Bassist, composer and arranger Marcus Shelby was inspired to put the album together by his study of the Civil Rights Movement and, in the combining of his own original compositions with spirituals and tunes associated with the movement, he has created ...

Soul Of The Movement: Meditations On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Label: Porto Franco Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: There is a Balm in Gilead; Amen; Emmett Till (Bobo); Black Cab; Fables of Faubus; We Shall Overcome; Trouble on the Bus (Freedom Rides); Birmingham (Project C); Go Tell It On The Mountain; We're A Winner; Memphis (I am a Man); Take My Hand Precious Lord.

Countdown 2 Meltdown

Label: Porto Franco Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: Coffee and Cones; Ron and the Machete; Countdown 2 Meltdown; A's Lament; Jimmy's Delight; SS Clagett; Tron McCain; Wonton; HH; The Albatross.

First Things First

Label: Porto Franco Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: ABC Blues; Cutouts; First Day Of Spring; Under The Train; Song For A Friend; The End Of The Beginning; Adios, Shermano; Rue Roy; Cellular; Jelly Bean; The Incredible Bob; Autumn In NY.


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