Thursday, February 27, 2014

Pianist Richard C. Alston and Baritone Kenneth Overton Perform 4 Spirituals on 'Performing Arts Showcase at Essex County College' on YouTube

Prof. Richard C. Alston, pianist and Kenneth Overton, baritone

Richard C. Alston writes:

Hello Bill,
I am very excited to send you the 4th installment of my cable television show "Performing Arts Showcase at Essex County College." The 4th installment features Kenneth Overton, baritone. Kenneth's first CD "Been In De Storm Too Long: Songs My Father's Taught Me" has just been released. He sings 4 selections from the CD! Kenneth has performed operas and concerts throughout the world. Click the links to view each segment.

Richard Alston

#4 "Performing Arts Showcase at Essex County College"
Kenneth Overton, baritone & Richard Alston, pianist

Part 1 "My Good Lord's Done Been Here" arr. Moses Hogan

Part 2 "Sence You Went Away"
James Weldon Johnson  H. Leslie Adams
Part 3 "God Is A God" arr. Wendell Whalum

Conclusion "Ride On Jesus" arr. R. Nathaniel Dett

[R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) and H. Leslie Adams (b. 1932) are profiled at, which features a Works List and a Bibliography for each by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma,]

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