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Batiste, Jon 1986- (composer,, performer.). Gauthier, David (Narrator), (narrator.). Adams, Craig (Singer), (singer.). Gautier, Braedon, (singer.). Gautier, Brennan, (singer.). Rowe, Autumn, 1981- (singer.). Morton, P. J., 1981- (singer.). Andrews, Troy, (instrumentalist.). Staples, Mavis, (narrator.). Smith, Zadie, (narrator.). Jones, Quincy, 1933- (writer of supplementary textual content.). St. Augustine High School (New Orleans, La.). Marching 100, (instrumentalist.). New Orleans Gospel Soul Children, (performer.). Hot 8 Brass Band, (performer.).

Summary: A career-changing album from musician and activist Jon Batiste celebrates Black American culture and music while exploring themes of lineage, authenticity, excellence, and evolution. This album is about honoring roots and traditions while looking forward to the future and constantly evolving.

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  • Physical Description: sound disc
    1 audio disc (37 min., 56 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Verve Records, [2021]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Title from disc label.
Songs written or co-written by Jon Batiste, except Mavis by Mavis Staples.
Program notes by Quincy Jones printed on container; song lyrics and credits (20 unnumbered pages) inserted in container.
Grammy award winner 2022: Album of the Year
Formatted Contents Note: We are (feat. St. Augustine High School Marching 100, David Gauthier, Gospel Soul Children, Craig Adams, Braedon Gautier, Brennan Gautier, Autumn Rowe) -- Tell the truth -- Cry -- I need you -- Whatchutalkinbout -- Boy hood (feat. PJ Morton, Trombone Shorty) -- Movement 11' -- Adulthood (feat. Hot 8 Brass Band) -- Mavis -- Freedom -- Show me the way (feat. Zadie Smith) -- Sing -- Until.
Participant or Performer Note: Jon Batiste, vocals, piano, bass, keyboards, thurman, synth strings, drum machine, saxophone, guitar, drums, percussion ; with additional assisting musicians.
Awards Note:
Grammy award winner 2022: Album of the Year
Subject: Popular music 2021-2030
Rhythm and blues music
Popular music
Rhythm and blues music
Genre: Popular music.
Rhythm and blues music.
Popular music.
Rhythm and blues music.
Musique populaire.
Rhythm and blues.

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