Caption: Serenade To A Bus Seat, Credit: 2007 Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Serenade To A Bus Seat 

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement

From: Howard Burchette
Series: Jazz Time
Length: 49:56

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"Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement" is an important one hour program that features Jazz music as the background with comments concerning the Civil Rights Movement timeline as a narration.

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Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement is a one hour program devoted to seven classic Jazz recordings which focuses on the Civil Rights Movement. The subject matter pays attention to the sit in movement, the National Guard intervention to prevent integration at Little Rock Central High School, the Freedom Riders, the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Alabama, Rosa Parks and the Selma Marches.

The music is performed by Charles Mingus, Max Roach, John Coltrane, Clark Terry, Grant Green, Blue Mitchell and Art Blakey.

This one hour program is divided into three sets with room for the News, PSA's and announcements.

Piece Description

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement is a one hour program devoted to seven classic Jazz recordings which focuses on the Civil Rights Movement. The subject matter pays attention to the sit in movement, the National Guard intervention to prevent integration at Little Rock Central High School, the Freedom Riders, the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Alabama, Rosa Parks and the Selma Marches.

The music is performed by Charles Mingus, Max Roach, John Coltrane, Clark Terry, Grant Green, Blue Mitchell and Art Blakey.

This one hour program is divided into three sets with room for the News, PSA's and announcements.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Volunteered Slavery (edit) Rahsaan Roland Kirk Volunteered Slavery. Collectables 2002 05:43
Original Faubus Fables, a.k.a. "Fables Of Faubus" Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus. Columbia/Legacy 1999 09:19
Triptych: Prayer / Protest / Peace Max Roach with Abbey Lincoln We Insist! Freedom Now Suite . Candid Productions 2006 08:10
The Freedom Rider Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers The Freedom Rider . BLUE NOTE 1998 07:28
Serenade To A Bus Seat The Clark Terry Quintet Serenade To A Bus Seat. Riverside 2007 04:37
Alabama The John Coltrane Quartet Live at Birdland. Impulse!Grp Records 1996 05:09
The Selma March Grant Green His Majesty King Funk!/ Up With Donald Byrd. Verve Records 1995 08:26
March On Selma Blue Mitchell Down With It . BLUE NOTE 2005 06:16

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