Blues People + The Art of Sound

Drawing inspiration from Jones, Lomax has created a piece reflective of the Duboisian concept of double consciousness, at once simplistic and complex. Lomax’s ‘Blues People’ is a seven movement composition that draws from the familiar “simplicity” of Negro Spirituals (sacred Blues) and the complexity of free improvisation of the avant-garde jazz period to create a powerful musical narrative of the ongoing African American struggle for identity, power, and Human rights.

I.    Afrika
II.   Ma’afa (The Middle Passage)
III.  Prisoners Of War
IV.  Freedom|Reconstruction|KKK
V.   Civil Rights
VI.  Amerikkka
VII. Freedom Ain’t Free
'The Art of Sound' is the art of communication at the level of energy/spirit. The music captured on this recording contains vibrations of the purest intent. he same intent that manifested A Love Supreme (Coltrane), Freedom Suite (Rollins), Members Don’t Get Weary (Roach), Planetary Unknown (Ware), and On Fire (Jordan). Their purpose is the work of reconnecting humanity to itself, and the music heard here, created from the very depths of their souls, reflects the complexities of human existence.

Tracks:

1) Alkebulan (Lomax & Bayard)
2) That’s The Idea: Tribute To Kidd Jordan (Lomax & Bayard)
3) Free Will (E. Bayard)
4) Griot Love Song Pt. 2 (M. Lomax)
5) Ornette’s Theory (E. Bayard)

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Mark Lomax, II

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New 7 movement piece from Dr. Mark Lomax, II inspired by the seminal book by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka).

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  1. 1 Afrika 10:26
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  2. 2 Ma'afa 11:45
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  3. 3 Prisoners Of War 01:53
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  4. 4 Freedom|Reconstruction|KKK 08:39
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  5. 5 Civil Rights 06:56
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  6. 6 Amerikkka 03:09
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  7. 7 Freedom Ain't Free 04:16
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The Ogún Meji Duo

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New music from Edwin Bayard and Mark Lomax, II!

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  1. 1 Alkebulan 11:19
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  2. 2 That's The Idea: Homage To Kidd Jordan 13:48
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  3. 3 Free Will 11:15
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  4. 4 Griot Love Song Pt. 2 06:52
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  5. 5 Ornette's Theory 06:49
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