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Today’s episode features a conversation with Camellia Aftahi, Michael Martin, and Tyson Davis about Bass Players for Black Composers. This organization commissions and publishes new works for double bass by Black composers, and it is celebrating its one-year anniversary with an ambitious fundraising campaign for future projects.
We talk about the founding of the organization in June of 2020, their events (both remote and in-person), what it has been like working behind the scenes, and much more.
Help them reach their fundraising goal by donating here, and be sure to check out their website and follow them on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Also, check out Black Reflections. a three-part series Michael organized last year through Oberlin and the New World Symphony.
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