“Within Our Gates” a silent race film by Oscar Micheaux and the oldest known film in existence by an African-American, was brought to life again August 26 at the Miller Theater in the world premiere of a new original score by composer, conductor and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon. The packed house leapt to their feet in thunderous applause and appreciation for Wycliffe.

2 responses to “Premiere of “Within Our Gates” commission huge success!”

  1. Schlüsseldienst Düsseldorf…

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  2. Linda Walton says:

    As the commissioner of this project, Jazzmobile was extremely pleased at the overwhelming response to the premiere and proudly recognizes Wycliffe Gordon’s creative brilliance and commitment to the preservation of the Jazz traditions!

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