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Martin Luther King Jr. tribute presented by NJSO

mlk_tributeCarlton Wilkerson
Daily Record

 

(Sept 8, 2013) – The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra opens its 2013-14 season with a program that pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Titled “Promise of the New World,” the evening’s music includes work by the great African-American composer, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington, and the premiere of a work composed by jazz pianist Geri Allen, performing as soloist.

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