DISSECTING THE MUSICAL THREAD BEHIND SOUL OF A NATION


To claim that African American artists produced moving works during the politically turbulent period between 1963-1983 is an understatement. A musical thread runs throughout Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, an exhibition currently showing at the Tate Modern in London. Its sonic connections are presented so articulately in fact that the Tate has released a compilation vinyl with label Soul Jazz...

William T Williams, Trane, 1969 Studio Museum in Harlem (New York, USA)

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