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June 2016
$12.00 - $18.00

Dr. Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra performs Max Roach’s We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Musically Minded Academy,
5776 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618 US
25496090493-21152250-1

 “We American jazz musicians of African descent have proved beyond all doubt that we’re master musicians of our instruments. Now what we have to do is employ our skill to tell the dramatic story of our people and what we’ve been through.” Max Roach, 1960 We Insist! Freedom Now Suite was the first overtly political jazz album long-playing (LP) record featuring poetry and songs advocating for equality and justice. Recorded and released in 1960 on Candid Records to critical acclaim,…

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