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Questions posed by W.E.B. Du Bois are espoused in word and song by Arturo O'Farrill on new penetrating album / Jazz Weekly

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Questions posed by author W.E.B. Du Bois in his book The Souls of Black Folk are espoused in both word and song by Arturo O'Farrill in this penetrating and serious of his most recent albums. There is an inclusion of a choruses prepared by Jana Ballard, who deliver narrations in solo or choir settings ranging from modern classical to gospel to operatic. The Four Part A Still, Small Voice is a musical reflection to the 2008 financial disaster that effected our country so deeply, and it includes liturgical tones, defiant brass and reeds, and percussion discussions, all based on the biblical story of Elijah hearing God not in wild visions or cacophonies, but in "as still small voice".

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