Tune to KPLU for “The Peaceful Warrior Suite”

SRJO performs Peaceful Warrior SuiteHighlights from a recent concert by The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra will air on Jazz Northwest from 88.5 KPLU on Sunday, April 8 at 1 PM PDT.  The concert features music by jazz great Benny Carter and the centerpiece is “The Peaceful Warrior Suite” – a Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.  

The live recording of the SRJO performance of this five-movement suite includes excerpts from Rev. King’s speeches, and features bass-baritone Everett Greene and a small string section accompanying the band, co-directed by Clarence Acox and Michael Brockman.

JIm Wilke - Jazz NorthwestJazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KPLU and streamed at kplu.org.  A podcast is available on the KPLU jukebox after the air date.

For more information visit the SRJO website or Jazz NW.

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