Black Lives - from Generation to Generation
The album brought together 25 musicians from the United States, Caribbean and Africa to each compose a song to fight against systemic racism in the world and features over 60 different musicians.
Cheick Tidiane Seck - Immanuel Wilkins - David Gilmore - Marque Gilmore - Sharrif Simmons - Stephanie McKay - Andy Milne - Kokayi - Sonny Troupé - Reggie Washington - Alicia Hall Moran - DJ Grazzhoppa - Adam Falcon - Jeremy Pelt - Grégory Privat - Marcus Strickland - E.J. Strickland - Oliver Lake - Jacques Schwarz-Bart - Gene Lake - Tutu Puoane - Yul - Marvin Sewell - Jean-Paul Bourelly - Terence “Sub Z“ Nicholson
They come from the United States, Caribbean and Africa and their songs draw on many influences, such as African music, hip-hop, jazz, funk, rock, fusion, rap, jungle, nu-jazz, soul, blues, Caribbean jazz, opera, classical music, poetry.
This project brings together more than 60 musicians, who play a large variety of instruments: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, vibraphone, guitar, drums, bass, vocals, piano, keyboards, turntables, ka drums, n’goni, djembe and tama. There is even a choir from Mali, composed of girls 7 to 13 years of age.
On this album, you will listen to brothers, a father and a son, a couple, a mother and a son, old friends !
“Black Lives - from Generation to Generation“ is a collective of artists who are continuing to fight for equality and social justice through music.