Zonya Love (Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole, Broadway’s The Color Purple) brings her forthcoming collection of reimagined Negro Spirituals to the People’s Light stage in this filmed concert event. The nationally acclaimed actor-musician leads a full band through evocative new renditions of songs like “My Way’s Cloudy” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” while illustrating the music’s deep cultural and historical significance.
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WATCH: Zonya performs her arrangement of "Soon I Will Be Done".
"We are still fighting to 'BE'," says Zonya. "We are still hurting from the residue of oppression that is infused in the fabric of our society . . . We lean on the spirit of our ancestors to direct and guide us. We are able to connect with them through these Negro Spirituals while developing new spirituals in the voice of our generation." Read more about Zonya's inspiration on Always On.
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Photo: Charity De Meer
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