You are invited to see an open rehearsal of a new work “A Song of Triumph: The History of Black Music” created by Maestro Curtis, with additional remarks by Larry Douglas and Juan Escovedo.
Thursday, April 21 at 5:00pm
Jones Memorial United Methodist Church (1795 Post St, San Francisco)
About “A Song of Triumph: The History of Black Music”
Community Music Center, celebrating its Centennial, presents “A Song of Triumph: The History of Black Music,” a new work by Maestro Curtis, Ph.D, featuring Maestro Curtis Ph.D, the Curtis Family C-Notes, and special guests, including including Dorothy Morrison, Bishop James Adams, Juan Escovedo, Ken Little, Larry Douglas, Ricardo Scales, Tony Bolivar, J.R. Hall, Tina Bryant, Neil Stallings, and Kam Krzy. The concert is an extension of CMC’s Black Music Studies Program, offering a journey of Black roots music and triumph through song, including hymns, field songs used to distract enslaved Africans from rigorous work, songs and culture created in the safe haven of the church, to music that the world enjoys today.
Saturday, April 23 at 1:00pm
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (760 Howard St, San Francisco)