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CENTER FOR POPULAR MUSIC†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 01-011

††††††††††† MISCELLANEOUS PERFORMANCES

 

Freedomís Journey

Photographs, program book and poster

 

Physical Description:

.1 l.f. including: photographs: 42 negatives from which 2 contact sheets have been made.

1 program book and 1 poster

 

Dates:

January 12, 2001

 

Provenance:

Created by Center for Popular music to document seminar and performance.

 

Agency History/biographical sketch:

This was a performance in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. performed by the Princely Players of Nashville, Tennessee.Founded at Cameron High School in Nashville by H. German Wilson in 1967, the group traces the history of African Americans through drama and a cappella singing.Members at the time of this performance were James Brown (bass), Kevin Carroll (tenor), Jackie Elston (Soprano), Roderick Kelley (bass), Gloria Ransom (soprano), Odessa L. Settles (alto), Nita Motley Smith (soprano), Robert L. Smith (bass).

 

Scope and content:

In January of 2001 the Center for Popular Music co-hosted with the Murfreesboro/Rutherford County Center for the Arts a two-part performance of The Princely Players, a theatrical company based in Nashville.The program consisted of an afternoon seminar held in the Mass Communications Building of MTSU, followed by an evening performance at the Center for the Arts.

 

Location:

Images are filed with other Center iconographic files (CPM-PR).

 

Related Materials:

Large poster for event cataloged in Performance Documents.