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The Bridge Concert III (A Black history Month Concert)
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The Bridge Concert III (A Black history Month Concert)

Sun, February 28 3:30 PM, EST

The Bridge Concert is a celebration of Black Music from Blacks in America and from Africa, bringing both worlds together whilst creating a platform where they can come together and celebrate their uniqueness. A Black history month concert that began in 2019, this will be the third edition of the concert.

Performing in this concert will be the Ebony Ensemble (Jasmine Thomas: Soprano, Andrew Egbuchiem; Countertenor, and Echezonachukwu Nduka: Piano) performing an array of African and African-American Art Songs, Spirituals, Jazz and Gospel.

Program

Andrew Egbuchiem Countertenor
Center
Jasmine Thomas Soprano
Center
Echezonachukwu Nduka Piano

Poor wayfaring stranger (to Miss Marian Anderson) - Joseph Cole
Come Sunday - Duke Ellington
O when the saints go marching in -Unknown
My soul's been anchored in the lord - Florence B Price
A song without words - Charles Brown
I dont feel no ways tired - Traditional Jaqueline Hairston
Ride on king Jesus - Hall Johnson

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Joshua Uzoigwe - Uyaroma
Itunu Oyewale: Atewo (An African Dance for Piano) - World Premiere*
Ayo Bankole: Iya (Mother)
Innocent Okechukwu: Ome n'ala (Our culture, Our heritage) - World Premiere*
Fred Onovwerosuoke: Twenty-Four Studies in African Rhythms No’s. 3, 6, 11 & 23.
Ori mi (My destiny) - Alaba Akinselure
Christian Onyeji: Mma mma
Christian Onyeji: Ufie III, Ekele Diri Chineke.

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Andrew Egbuchiem Co-host