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Influenced by classical, popular, jazz (swing, scat), and non-Western sources; lyrical with dark atonal passages; some improvisation; traditional set pieces.
Vocal & Musical Forces
4 Baritones, 5 Tenors, 5 Mezz-Sopranos, Bass Baritone, 5 Sopranos, Bass, non-speaking roles
Ben Holt (Malcolm X)
Thomas Young (Street/Elijah Muhammad)
Priscilla Baskerville (Louise Little/Queen Mother/Betty Shabazz)
Marietta Simpson (Ella/Muslim)
Mark S. Doss (Reginald)
Armond Pressley (Young Malcolm Little)
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