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Lift Every Voice - Honoring the African American Musical Legacy
     

Lift Every Voice - Honoring the African American Musical Legacy

 
Lift Every Voice - Honoring The African American Musical Legacy is a two-CD, twenty track musical retrospective. The Lift Every Voice project features historic performance and studio recordings from an array of legendary and contemporary African-American artists, all of whom have contributed to the rich legacy of African-American music. A cross section

Overview

Lift Every Voice - Honoring The African American Musical Legacy is a two-CD, twenty track musical retrospective. The Lift Every Voice project features historic performance and studio recordings from an array of legendary and contemporary African-American artists, all of whom have contributed to the rich legacy of African-American music. A cross section of musical genres, the Lift Every Voice CD project spans gospel to swing, classical to contemporary, spirituals to jazz, and features a selection of recordings from great artists such as Marian Anderson, Kathleen Battle, Harry Belafonte, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, Wynton Marsalis, Jessye Norman, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, Bill Withers, Luther Vandross, and others. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
02/17/2009
Label:
Masterworks
UPC:
0886974392125
catalogNumber:
743921

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Technical Credits

Eddie Boyd   Composer
Alban Berg   Composer
George Frideric Handel   Composer
Giacomo Puccini   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
Aretha Franklin   Composer
Luther Vandross   Producer
Bill Withers   Composer
Miles Davis   Composer
Ella Fitzgerald   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Albert Hammond   Composer
Bernice Johnson Reagon   Producer
Ysaye Barnwell   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Andraé Crouch   Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Henri René   Producer
Booker T. Jones   Producer
Teo Macero   Producer
Robert Mersey   Producer
Frank Paparelli   Composer
Billy Taylor   Composer
Irving Townsend   Producer
Roxanne Slimak   Art Direction
Norman "King Radio" Spann   Composer
Rev. William Herbert Brewster   Composer
Bil Carpenter   Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer
Luther "Mano" Hanes   Producer
Thomas & Richard Frost   Producer
John F. Hammond   Producer
Tom Junior Morgan   Producer
Steven Epstein   Producer
Elizabeth A. Wright   Product Development
Norman Spann   Composer
Albern Berg   Composer
V. Alexander   Composer
M. Grand   Composer

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