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Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration

Saturday, March 30, 2019 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran by Dawoud Bey
Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran draw upon their own family lore and the historical record of the Great Migration to explore a continuum of music, shining a light on the epic event that changed the sound of America forever. Words and music come together as The New York Times best-selling author Isabel Wilkerson (The Warmth of Other Suns) joins outstanding performers for this powerful and deeply moving event.

Part of: Migrations: The Making of America


Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran, Producers
Jason Moran, Piano
Alicia Hall Moran, Mezzo-Soprano
featuring Isabel Wilkerson, Author

Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor
Pastor Smokie Norful, Vocals
Toshi Reagon, Guitar and Vocals
Rev. James A. Forbes Jr., Speaker
Hilda Harris, Speaker

Rebecca L. Hargrove, Soprano
Steven Herring, Baritone
Harriet Tubman: The Band
·· Brandon Ross, Guitar
·· Melvin Gibbs, Bass
·· JT Lewis, Drums
Imani Winds
·· Brandon Patrick George, Flute
·· Toyin Spellman-Diaz, Oboe
·· Mark Dover, Clarinet
·· Jeff Scott, French Horn
·· Monica Ellis, Bassoon
James Carter, Saxophone
Marcus Printup, Trumpet
Thomas Flippin, Guitar
Joseph Joubert, Piano
The Harlem Chamber Players
Tania León, Conductor

Event Duration

The printed program will last approximately two hours, including one 20-minute intermission.
Migrations: The Making of America — A Citywide Festival
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Sponsored by United Airlines®, Official Airline of Carnegie Hall

The Trustees of Carnegie Hall gratefully acknowledge the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Earle S. Altman in support of the 2018-2019 season.

Ford Foundation

Lead support for Migrations: The Making of America is provided by the Ford Foundation, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, and Igor Tulchinsky.

Howard Gilman Foundation

Additional support is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

National Endowment for the Arts: arts.gov

Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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