Monday, January 17, 2011

John Malveaux: 'Classical KUSC 91.5 FM Radio played tribute to Dr. King' with music of African American Composers

[Florence Beatrice Smith Price]

John Malveaux of tells AfriClassical:

Classical KUSC 91.5 FM Radio played tribute to Dr. King on 1-17-2011 with selections during the day featuring African American soloists in addition to composers William Grant Still, Ulysses Kay, Florence Price and Adolphus Hailstork's Epitaph For A Man Who Dreamed: In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. for orchestra. Classical KUSC website spotlighted an 8:00PM broadcast of Nicholas Flagello's THE PASSION of MARTIN LUTHER KING recorded by the Oregon Symphony and Portland Symphonic Choir conducted by Maestro James Depriest. [James DePreist, Adolphus C. Hailstork, Ulysses S. Kay, Florence B. Price and William Grant Still are profiled at]

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