“I’m excited to share with folks around the globe, the music and tales that join folks to their historical past so as to create a greater world for future generations.” – Dr. Mark Lomax II
COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB)
July 28, 2022
Critically-acclaimed composer, recording artist, drummer, and educator Dr. Mark Lomax, II is now reserving his residency tour for 2023/2024. Lomax places an exceptionally heavy deal with engagement with post-secondary college students, sharing his works and tales of Black America throughout the nation from San Francisco to New York. His appearances embody a particular efficiency of the 62-minute Suite of his life’s work, 400: An Afrikan Epic, together with a grasp class and scholar engagement classes to dive deeper into historic content material and create trustworthy conversations about every particular person’s function in shaping the way forward for humanity.
By means of his tour, Lomax creates significant dialogue round racial fairness, participating communities within the transformative work of understanding the nation’s previous to offer context for the issues we face right this moment so as to create a greater tomorrow at dwelling and overseas.
“By means of our items, we’re in a position to join folks of all ages and ethnic backgrounds,” Dr. Lomax stated. “I’m excited to share with folks around the globe, the music and tales that join folks to their historical past so as to create a greater world for future generations.”
Initially launched as a 12-album cycle, the 400 has engaged audiences at faculties and universities throughout the nation in a much-needed dialog of the power, resilience, wrestle, and triumph of Afrika so as to create a greater world.
For extra data on his music and tour go to http://www.marklomaxii.com. For reserving, electronic mail Lisa Cave at email@example.com.
“His mission to impress essential pondering and supply a holistic, world perspective on Afrikan roots and tradition is what our nation wants proper now.” – Music Trade Weekly
“Lomax is a drummer, who ought to rank as a prime composer, instructing in Columbus and self-releasing very good albums.”
“One of many nice ones in current day music who has taken up the daunting process of celebrating the continued historical past of the African Diaspora.”
About Dr. Mark Lomax, II
Critically acclaimed composer, recording artist, drummer, activist, and educator Dr. Mark Lomax, II, earned his Bachelor’s, Grasp’s, and Physician of Music Arts levels from The Ohio State College. He’s additionally obtained quite a few accolades for his work as a composer and performer, together with the coveted Wexner Heart for the Arts Artist Residency Award in 2018. Utilizing music and fascinating dialog as a car, Lomax evokes audiences to suppose critically about realizing the potential of our collective humanity to alter the world.
About 400: An Afrikan Epic
Launched on the four-hundredth anniversary of the start of the Transatlantic slave commerce, Dr. Mark Lomax, II ambitiously weaves the story of Black America all through the 12-album cycle. 400 explores 1000’s of years of Black historical past, together with pre-colonial Afrika, the Ma’afa (the 400 years between 1619 and 2019), and Afro-futurism, an expression of what Blacks in America will heal towards within the subsequent 400 years. In early 2020, Lomax continues this celebration of the resilience, power, and creativity of the Afrikan folks with the discharge of The 400 Years Suite.
For extra data on Dr. Lomax and the 400, go to http://www.marklomaxii.com or comply with @marklomaxii on Twitter and Instagram and @drumversations on Fb.
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