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How Are the Children?

from ENGAGE by Dave Douglas

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How Are The Children?

Rev. Traci Blackmon brought my attention to this expression from the Maasai. It resonates on so many levels. It came to me around issues towards sensible regulation of firearms in this country. To save lives. A majority of us want it. We have to fight for it by calling our representatives and joining groups like Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America in the legislative battle. We need to take care of our children. This is an issue that intersects with so many others. So we stand up to make sure that Our Children Are Well.

Check out Moms Demand Action here:

Dave Adewumi is the guest trumpeter extraordinaire. He takes the solo here. Anna Webber also plays tenor sax here. Tomeka Reid, Jeff Parker, Nick Dunston and Kate Gentile shine.



from ENGAGE, released January 4, 2019
Dave Adewumi, trumpet
Dave Douglas, trumpet
Jeff Parker, guitar
Tomeka Reid, cello
Anna Webber, tenor saxophone
Nick Dunston, bass
Kate Gentile, drums

Production Credits:
Recorded and mixed by Tyler McDiarmid on December 3, 2018 at The Bunker Studios, Brooklyn, NY.
Assistant Engineer: Nolan Thies
Photography by Anna Yatskevich
Graphics by Lukas Frei


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Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer and educator from New York City.


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