Damien Sneed’s Theatrical Production of ‘The Soul Now Sings: A Musical Christmas Journey’ Airs on WNYC-FM and WNYC-AM Radio on Christmas Day
Producer, composer and multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed’s theatrical production of The Soul Now Sings: A Musical Christmas Journey will air on WNYC-FM (93.9) and WNYC-AM (820) radio on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25th at 12:00 p.m. ET. See link for schedule and further information: http://www.wnyc.org/schedule/2015/dec/25/?scheduleStation=wnyc-fm939.
Earlier this month, Sneed joined award-winning author and co-creator Karen Chilton for the inaugural production of The Soul Now Sings: A Musical Christmas Journey at the Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR in the SoHo section of New York City. The Soul Now Sings tells a story of hope and transformation and features a mix of Sneed’s original classical, gospel, and jazz infused arrangements including “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child,” “Fix Me Jesus,” “Sweet Little Jesus Boy,” “Call Him By His Name,” “His Love Is Sure,” “Silent Night,” “Jesus Oh What A Wonderful Child,” “Adore Him Medley,” “Joy To The World,” as well as a powerful rendition of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” and “Rejoice Greatly” from Handel’s Messiah.
The cast featured acclaimed top vocalists and musicians including singers Martin Bakari, Chenee Campbell, Latice Crawford, Ayana George, Kaleb A. Hopkins, Anitra McKinney, Lynette Rhett McNeil, Tiffany Stevenson, Brandie Sutton, and Matia Celeste Washington. The musicians included Justin Cunningham, Stacy Dillard, Jammal Graham, Keyon Harrold, Segdrick Marsh, Stephanie Matthews, and Patrice Jackson-Tilghman.