Friday, November 02, 2012

Wanda's Picks Radio: Dwight Trible; Michele Rosewoman

 Dwight Trible
Michele Rosewoman
Dwight Trible joins us to talk about his latest project: Cosmic and his concert Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, 7 PM at Yoshi's in SF. Dwight Trible is a singer who combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills to the delight of audiences and musicians alike. In addition to performing with his own group, the Dwight Trible Ensemble, Dwight is the vocalist with the Pharaoh Sanders Quartet and is also the vocal director for the Horace Tapscott Pan Afrikan Peoples’ Arkestra. Not a newcomer to the music scene, Dwight has worked with such notables as Oscar Brown Jr., Charles Lloyd, Billy Childs, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Garrett, Steve Turre, Harold Land, Harry Belafonte, Della Reese and Norman Conners, John Beasley, Patrice Rushen, Babatunde Lea, Ernie Watts, Kahlil El Zabar, as well as contemporary soul artist like LA Reid and DJ Rogers. Dwight’s collaborations with Horace Tapscott, Billy Higgins, Kamau Daaood and others have produced some of the finest musical moments in Los Angeles in recent years - and his best is yet to come! Like his mentors, Dwight is not content to use his music just to entertain people, although he is quite a dynamic performer. He uses his music to bring people together, to bridge the gap between the races, and to heal the human heart. He has received numerous awards for his humanitarian efforts:

We rebroadcast an interview with Michele Rosewoman, pianist, composer, bandleader, who is in town to celebrate the life and legacy of Ed Kelly, who is honored tonight at the Oakland Public Conservatory, 1616 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA, 7-9 PM:

Music: Eddie Gales's African Sunrise; Dwight Trible's Ooh Child and Little African from his latest Cosmic.

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