ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE: American Roots
Friday, Dec.17, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 26 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand
This episode was filmed at the Marinoff Theater at Shepherd University in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia, under strict COVID-19 mitigation procedures. Hosted by and starring award-winning Sicangu Lakota Hip Hop artist and music producer Frank Waln, “American Roots” includes additional performances by pianist Jacqueline Schwab, who is featured in multiple films made by Ken Burns); star of Broadway’s "On Your Feet," Mauricio Martinez; international soprano Asako Tamura; and Hall Johnson Award for Spirituals-winner Amber Merritt. All performers are joined by The American Pops Orchestra under the baton of founder and music director Maestro Luke Frazier.
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