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Artist: Smith, Wadada Leo
Title: Rosa Parks: Pure Love
Format: CD
Label: TUM RECORDS
Catalog Number:57
Barcode:6430015280571 itemnumber=1000123323
Price: $19.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 2/15/2019
Availability: In Stock
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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.

Track Listing
 1. 
Prelude: Journey

 2. 
Vision Dance 1: Resistance and Unity

 3. 
Rosa Parks: Mercy, Music for Double Quartet

 4. 
Song 1: The Montgomery Bus Boycott - 381 Days of Fire

 5. 
Song 2: The First Light, Gold

 6. 
Vision Dance 2: Defiance, Justice and Liberation

 7. 
Song 3: Change It!

 8. 
Song 4: The Truth

 9. 
Song 5: No Fear

10. 
Vision Dance 3: Rosa's Blue Lake

11. 
Song 6: The Second Light

12. 
12 Vision Dance 4: A Blue Casa

13. 
Song 7: Pure Love

14. 
The Known World: Apartheid

15. 
Postlude: Victory


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