We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration

January 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In Partnership with the Philadelphia Jazz Project

Free with Museum Admission

We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration is an engaging intermingling of spoken word, singing and instrumental music paying tribute to one of America’s greatest citizens and thinkers, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Utilizing brief excerpts from King’s speeches and sermons as inspiration and a combination of Gospel, Jazz and Blues music, this piece explores the inner workings of a mind and body in struggle.

Kareem Idris - vocals
Toby Martin - vocals
James Solomon - vocals
Kendrah Butler-Waters - piano
Jocko McNelly - bass & guitar
Kimpedro Rodriguez - drums

This event is in partnership with the Philadelphia Jazz Project. Please visit their website for more information about the ensemble. 

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