Music at Lakewood UCC for Black History Month, 2022

Some exciting music in this list…many totally new to me. Looking forward to performing them.

Lakewood United Church of Christ

Feb 6, 2022
PRELUDE:Tender Thought (from Ten Short Essays) – Ulysses Kay (USA 1917-95)
MUSIC:Lullaby – Bangambula Vindu (Congo b.1953)
MUSIC:Lead Me, Guide Me – Doris M. Akers (USA b.1922)
MUSIC:Dancing Barefoot in the Rain (from African Sketches) - Nkeiru Okoye (Nigeria/USA b.1972)
OFFERTORY:Sweet Mister Jelly Roll (from Portraits in Jazz) – Valarie Capers (USA b.1935)
PREP FOR PRAYER:Deep River – African-American spiritual (USA)
POSTLUDE:Maple Leaf Rag- Joplin (USA)

Feb 13, 2022
PRELUDE:Soufiane (from Mekta’ in the Art og Kita’ Book 2) – Halim El-Dabh (Egypt b.1921)
MUSIC:Piano Piece No. 2, Call and Response – Robert Mawuena Kwami (Ghana 1954-2004)
MUSIC:God’s Eye Is On the Sparrow – Charles H. Gabriel (USA © 1905)
MUSIC:The Monk (from Portraits in Jazz) – Valarie Capers (USA b.1935)

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Author: Hilton Kean Jones

Composer and performer, retired college music professor, lyricist.

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