Hannibal Lokumbe http://wrti.org en New, Major Hannibal Lokumbe Work Debuts in Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/new-major-hannibal-lokumbe-work-debuts-philadelphia <p>The Kimmel Center is the venue for the world premiere of a monumental symphonic gospel work.&nbsp; Several amassed choirs bring to life an evening-length work by Hannibal Lokumbe, the stubbornly unclassifiable jazz trumpeter and composer.</p><p>The new piece is titled, <em>Can You Hear God Crying</em>, the composer's tribute to his great-great grandfather who was born in the Sahara desert, kidnapped in Liberia, sold into slavery in Charleston S.C., but escaped and made his way as a free man to Texas, where L0kumbe was born and still lives.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:55:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 4438 at http://wrti.org New, Major Hannibal Lokumbe Work Debuts in Philadelphia Cross 'The Bridge' With Hannibal Lokumbe, Rachelle Ferrell and Bobby Zankel: Sept. 14th at 10 pm http://wrti.org/post/cross-bridge-hannibal-lokumbe-rachelle-ferrell-and-bobby-zankel-sept-14th-10-pm <p>You&nbsp;don't want to miss what plans to be a wonderful evening on The Bridge - THREE truly special guests: master Trumpeter and epic composer Hannibal Lokumbe visits during the&nbsp;first&nbsp;hour to&nbsp;speak about the&nbsp;world premiere&nbsp;of <em>Can You Hear God Crying?</em> at the Kimmel Center, as well as his participation in a much-anticipated John Coltrane celebration.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:46:53 +0000 J. Michael Harrison 4430 at http://wrti.org Cross 'The Bridge' With Hannibal Lokumbe, Rachelle Ferrell and Bobby Zankel: Sept. 14th at 10 pm