Ashley Jackson: Ennanga

June 19, 2023, 9:00 am

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Harpist Ashley Jackson explores the musical and spiritual connections between various forms of American musical expression in her new album, Ennanga. Through the works of notable Black composers who have redefined musical landscapes, the album celebrates the centrality of the African American spiritual to the history of American music. Ennanga features the Harlem Chamber Players and Jackson’s harp transcriptions of works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Alice Coltrane, as well as original compositions by William Grant Still and Brandee Younger.