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Wadada Leo Smith´s latest album features "Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven Songs,"another extended composition by Smith inspired by the civil rights movement in the United States. This new major work is composed for the iconic civil rights hero Rosa Parks (1913-2005) and performed by three vocalists, a double-quartet and a drummer with electronics. The album is released in February 2019 to celebrate Rosa Parks´ birthday on February 4.
01 Prelude: Journey / 02 Vision Dance 1: Resistance and Unity / 03 Rosa Parks: Mercy, Music for Double Quartet / 04 Song 1: The Montgomery Bus Boycott - 381 Days of Fire / 05 Song 2: The First Light, Gold / 06 Vision Dance 2: Defiance, Justice and Liberation / 07 Song 3: Change It! / 08 Song 4: The Truth / 09 Song 5: No Fear / 10 Vision Dance 3: Rosa´s Blue Lake / 11 Song 6: The Second Light / 12 Vision Dance 4: A Blue Casa / 13 Song 7: Pure Love / 14 The Known World: Apartheid / 15 Postlude: Victory! // Total playing time 71:39
Wadada Leo Smith composer, trumpet
Diamond Voices, RedKoral Quartet, BlueTrumpet Quartet, Janus Duo
Texts by Wadada Leo Smith, except text for "No Fear" by Rosa Parks
February 15, 2019