Performances
July 31, 2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Digital

Beyond Vocal

Beyond Vocal
Music group

Performances by Universal Music recording artists Beyond Vocal, from Soweto, Africa.

Conversations
July 31, 2020
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Digital

A Conversation with Caiphus Semeya and Quincy Jones

Caiphus Semeya
Producer
Quincy Jones
Music producer
Sybil Wilkes
Radio host, journalist

Oscar-winning producers Caiphus Semeya and Quincy Jones—both of whom performed for Nelson Mandela when he was released from prison 30 years ago—talk about the role of music in the fight for freedom. Facilitated by Sybil Wilkes, part of the famed Tom Joyner Morning Show.

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Digital

The Gospel

Dr. Tumisang Makweya
Gospel artist
Fred Hammond
Gospel Artist

A conversation with Dr. Tumi (Tumisang Makweya), Africa’s leading gospel artist and global Gospel recording artist Fred Hammond perform.

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Digital

The Jazz

Kirk Whalum
Jazz saxonphonist
Jimmy Dludlu
Jazz guitarist

A conversation with legendary South Africa jazz guitarist Jimmy Dludlu, and American jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum.

The Young Mayors

Mayor Quintin Lucas
Mayor of Kansas City
Sybil Wilkes
Radio host, journalist
Mayor LaToya Cantrell
Mayor New Orleans
Mayor Steven Reed
Mayor of Montgomery
Mayor Eric Johnson
Mayor of Dallas

A conversation with “The Young Mayors” featuring African American Mayors Eric Johnson of Dallas, Texas, Steven Reed of Montgomery, Alabama, LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans and Quintin Lucas of Kansas City, Missouri. The Mayors will share their thoughts on freedom, and how Heroes such as Nelson Mandela, John Lewis and Barack Obama have shaped their development as they lead major cities in these troubling times. Facilitated by Sybil Wilkes.

67 minutes | 67 voices
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