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Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Sunday, July 21 & Sunday, July 28

"Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement" is a powerful, uplifting concert honoring the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

We'll be performing inspirational music from a wide variety of musical genres including freedom songs, African-American spirituals, classical choral pieces, Gospel songs, jazz, and Motown classics.

Our very special Guest Artist will be Dr. Lynne Morrow!

Here are just a few of the pieces we will be performing:

  • "Oh Freedom" arr. by Brazeal Dennard

  • "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" arr. by Max Addae

  • "My Lord, What a Mornin'" by Harry T. Burleigh

  • "They Led My Lord Away" arr. by Brandon Waddles

  • "In Bright Mansions Above" arr. by Roland Carter

  • "Bring Me All Your Dreams" by Christopher Harris"

  • "Peace Be Still" by James Cleveland

  • "Living for the City" by Stevie Wonder

  • "River" by Leon Bridges

  • "Hallelujah" from "Messiah: A Soulful Celebration" by Mervyn Warren, Michael O. Jackson, and Mark Kibble

Each concert location in Oakland, CA has beautiful acoustics:

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