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World Heart Beat Music Academy presents ‘For the Struggle’ Concert

Tuesday 30th March 2021 at 7pm

The concert will be live streamed on World Heart Beat Music Academy’s YouTube channel

In light of Black Lives Matter, World Heart Beat Music Academy proudly presents this live streamed concert, on Tuesday 30th March, at 7pm.    

The concert highlights the ongoing need for global awareness of racial injustice and discrimination and celebrates the musical excellence and messages of hope and unity from renowned artists including Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Cliff and Joe Henderson.  

‘For the Struggle’ showcases a mix of influential protest music produced during the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, through to contemporary jazz pianist and producer Donald Brown and American jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding.    

Young talented jazz musicians will be performing a selection of songs including

  • Nina Simone (I Wish I Knew How it Felt To Be Free)
  • Dizzy Reece (The Rake)
  • Joni Mitchell (Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow)
  • Stevie Wonder (Some Years Ago).  

Singer, songwriter and producer Anjelo Disons, aged 20 years from South London, will be performing his latest song, Roots.  

This programme has been directed by Trevor Watkis, with Ayo Vincent as Assistant Musical Director.   

We extend a warm welcome to our presenters…

Hannah Azuonye is a freelance actor and musician. As a professional actor, she has worked across theatre and television with companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the BBC and in the West End. Her involvement with World Heart Music Academy began in 2013, where she was able to feed a passion for music, working on various events that showcased the talent of the WHB community. 

Alexander Mushore is a British born Jamaican-Zimbabwean actor, writer and theatre professional. Alexander was the runner up for the Alan Bates Award in 2018 and his inaugural play, The Coal Train, premiered at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre. Most recently, he completed a two-year season with the Royal Shakespeare Company performing in Measure for Measure and The Taming of the Shrew.

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