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A Change Is Gonna Come

Soweto Kinch presents A Change is Gonna Come, a programme of music for Human Rights curated by Carleen Anderson and recorded at Birmingham Town Hall.

Soweto Kinch presents A Change is Gonna Come, a programme of music for Human Rights curated by Carleen Anderson, and recorded earlier this year in Birmingham Town Hall. With vocals from Carleen and lyrics from rapper Speech Debelle, the band also includes rising saxophone star Nubya Garcia, pianist Nikki Yeoh, bassist Renell Shaw and drummer Rod Youngs. Plus Soweto meets veteran composer, arranger and bandleader Mike Gibbs to discuss a classic album he recorded at the same venue in 1991 which has just been released on CD.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • A Change is Gonna Come

    Alabama

  • A Change is Gonna Come

    What's Going On?

  • A Change is Gonna Come

    Melior

  • A Change is Gonna Come

    Four Women

  • A Change is Gonna Come

    A Piece For Peace

  • Mike Gibbs Band & John Schofield

    Blueprint

    • Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991.
    • Dusk Fire.
  • Mike Gibbs Band & John Schofield

    Don't Overdo It

    • Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991.
    • Dusk Fire.
  • Mike Gibbs Band & John Schofield

    Lost In Space

    • Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991.
    • Dusk Fire.
  • Mike Gibbs Band & John Schofield

    A World Without

    • Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991.
    • Dusk Fire.
  • Soweto Kinch

    The Healing

    • The Legend of Mike Smith.
    • Soweto Kinch Recordings.
    • 39.

PLAYLIST

DISC

Artist              Soweto Kinch

Title                The Healing

Composer     Kinch

Album            The Legend of Mike Smith

Label              Soweto Kinch Recordings

Number        SKP003 CD 2 Track 39

Duration       13”

Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. . 2015

 

Music recorded by the project: ‘A Change Is Gonna Come, Music For Human Rights’ recorded at Birmingham Town Hall in May. The group features pianist Nikki Yeoh, singer Carleen Anderson, saxophonist Nubya Garcia, drummer Rod Youngs, rapper Speech Debelle and bassist Renell Shaw. 

Alabama (Coltrane) – 13.35

What’s Going On (Gaye) – 6.57

Amelioration / Melior (Anderson) – 11.58

Four Women (Simone, arr. Yeoh) – 7.08

A Piece For Peace (Yeoh) – 13.54

 

Soweto chatted with Mike Gibbs about his  a new live album with the Mike Gibbs band and John Schofield simply entitled “Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991”.

DISC

Artist              Mike Gibbs Band With John Schofield
Title                Blueprint
Composer     Mike Gibbs
Album            Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991
Label              Dusk Fire Records
Number        DUSKCD116
Duration       1.05
Performers: Mike Gibbs, tbn, cond; John Schofield, gtr; Kenny Wheeler, tpt, fgh; Stuart Brooks, tpt; John Barclay, tpt; Tony Coe, sax; Julian Arguelles, saxes; John Clark, hn; John Rooke, hn; Chris Pyne, tbn; David Stewart, brbn, tba; John Taylor, pf; Steve Swallow, bgtr; Bill Stewart, d. .

Artist              Mike Gibbs Band With John Schofield
Title                Don’t Overdo It
Composer     Mike Gibbs
Album            Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991
Label              Dusk Fire Records
Number        DUSKCD116
Duration       5.01
Performers: Mike Gibbs, tbn, cond; John Schofield, gtr; Kenny Wheeler, tpt, fgh; Stuart Brooks, tpt; John Barclay, tpt; Tony Coe, sax; Julian Arguelles, saxes; John Clark, hn; John Rooke, hn; Chris Pyne, tbn; David Stewart, brbn, tba; John Taylor, pf; Steve Swallow, bgtr; Bill Stewart, d. .

 

Artist              Mike Gibbs Band With John Schofield
Title                Lost In Space
Composer     John Schofield
Album            Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991
Label              Dusk Fire Records
Number        DUSKCD116
Duration       5.48
Performers: Mike Gibbs, tbn, cond; John Schofield, gtr; Kenny Wheeler, tpt, fgh; Stuart Brooks, tpt; John Barclay, tpt; Tony Coe, sax; Julian Arguelles, saxes; John Clark, hn; John Rooke, hn; Chris Pyne, tbn; David Stewart, brbn, tba; John Taylor, pf; Steve Swallow, bgtr; Bill Stewart, d. .

 

Artist              Mike Gibbs Band With John Schofield
Title                A World Without
Composer     Mike Gibbs
Album            Symphony Hall, Birmingham 1991
Label              Dusk Fire Records
Number        DUSKCD116
Duration       7.15
Performers: Mike Gibbs, tbn, cond; John Schofield, gtr; Kenny Wheeler, tpt, fgh; Stuart Brooks, tpt; John Barclay, tpt; Tony Coe, sax; Julian Arguelles, saxes; John Clark, hn; John Rooke, hn; Chris Pyne, tbn; David Stewart, brbn, tba; John Taylor, pf; Steve Swallow, bgtr; Bill Stewart, d. .

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