A Soulful Jazz Tribute to President Barack Obama

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A Soulful Jazz Tribute to President Barack Obama - Dr. Richard Allen Williams

Catalog # :: SP1015
Artist :: Dr. Richard Allen Williams
Release :: 2009, January

  • Line-up:
  • Dr. Richard Allen Williams - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
  • Justo Almario - Tenor Saxophone
  • Harold Land, Jr. - Piano
  • Henry Franklin "Skipper" - Bass
  • Jacques Lesure - Guitar
  • Lorca Hart - Drums
  • Barbara Morrison - Vocals

Review:This is a jazz CD with soulful vocal and instrumental renditions of tunes reflecting CHANGE, HISTORY, and THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, as tribute to President Barack Obama, played by world-class members of the RAW Sugar Jazz Ensemble, Led by Dr. Richard Allen Williams


Track 01 :: At Last :: Mack Gordon / Harry Warren :: 6:13


Track 02 :: Our Day Will Come :: Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard :: 5:21


Track 03 :: Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours :: Stevie Wonder :: 2:39


Track 04 :: Everything Must Change :: Bernard Ighner :: 8:09


Track 05 :: Black Orpheus :: Luiz Bonfa / Luigi Creatore :: 8:46


Track 06 :: A Change Is Gonna Come :: Sam Cook :: 4:49


Track 07 :: Song for My Father :: Horace Silver :: 6:07


Track 08 :: The Days of Wine and Roses :: Henry Mancini / Johnny Mercer :: 2:43


Track 09 :: The Greatest Love of All :: Michael Masser :: 3:14