Noah Preminger - Meditations On Freedom (2017)
Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 00:49:44 | 119 MB
Label: Noah Preminger | Release Year: 2017
Open and civil discourse has always been a tenant of democracy. Recent political events in the U.S. have reduced that discourse to a crude, gutter-level low that has left an alienated population in its wake, marginalized and left without a strong voice. From the time of the Civil War, protest music has provided counsel for vulnerable segments of society. With Meditations on Freedom saxophonist Noah Preminger adds his voice to the ranks of Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" (Commodore, 1939), Charles Mingus' "Fables of Faubus" from Mingus Ah Um (Columbia, 1959), Nina Simone's "Mississippi Goddam" from Nina Simone in Concert (Philips, 1964) and Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra Not in Our Name (Verve, 2005).