Wednesday, April 27, 2016 "PROCLAMATION! THE BLACK COMPOSER SPEAKS" April 29, 2016 "also includes Alvin Singleton's striking 'In Our Own House'"

Alvin Singleton

AfriClassical has recently posted information on the works of Jeffrey Mumford (becoming...) and Jessica Montgomery (Voodoo Dolls) which will be performed at ‘Proclamation! The Black Composer Speaks’ Friday, April 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Promontory Chicago.  We have since learned from Chicago On The Aisle of an Alvin Singleton work which is also on the program: 

(CHICAGO, March 10, 2016) – Fulcrum Point New Music Project, Chicago’s leader in New Art Music led by Stephen Burns, proudly presents “Proclamation! The Black Composer Speaks,” a dynamic concert program showcasing the broad spectrum of new art music from the African American perspective at the Promontory Chicago, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., in one performance only, Friday, April 29, at 7:30 pm.
Based on the award-winning treatise of the same name by symphonic jazz composer David Baker, the double bill incorporates music by three generations of African American composers. 

The program also includes Alvin Singleton’s striking “In Our Own House”... 

The website of Alvin Singleton gives this description of the work:

soprano saxophone, trumpet, snare drum and piano
Commissioned by pianist Karen Walwyn for her Dark Fires (Vol. 2) Albany Records recording with Rodney Mack, Branford Marsalis, & Jason Marsalis.

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