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MLK Convergence film poster

Troubled about America’s societal woes, bassist Marlene Rosenberg brings together drummer Lewis Nash and pianist Kenny Barron, a union forming the acronym MLK, to create her new album MLK Convergence with inspirations from the philosophies and outlooks of Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Convergence

Colors, feelings and textures were inspiration for bassist Marlene Rosenberg’s compositions and albums in the past. In contrast, her latest album – “MLK  Convergence” – is a response  through music to America’s societal and political woes. For the recording in NYC, Marlene brings together drummer Lewis Nash and pianist Kenny Barron, a union forming the acronym MLK. The title, of course, also evokes the philosophies of the late Martin Luther King Jr. 

The short 360 documentary provides a gives a glimpse behind the scenes of the recording and into the composer’s mindset.

 

Release Date: TBD 2021

Runtime: 11 min

Download the media package here

 

 

Trailers

Previous Screenings

FIVARS

Feb 19th – March 2nd 2021

https://fivars.net

 

Check back in for more screenings of the full length 360 film.

About Marlene Rosenberg

Marlene Rosenberg has emerged as one of the most talented and multi-faceted bassists on the scene today. She has toured with Joe Henderson, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Frank Morgan, Ed Thigpen and performed with Cedar Walton, Kenny Barron, Stan Getz, Terry Lynne Carrington and many more.

She plays regularly with her own ensemble MRQ and is on the faculty at Northern Illinois University.

As a composer, Marlene has published over 40 compositions on Red Bark Music including several recorded on projects with Scott Burns, Tito Carrillo, Robert Irving III, Javon Jackson and Cedar Walton. 

MLK Convergence is Marlene’s 4th album.

CD available at marlenemusic.com

 

MLK Convergence CD cover

Credits

Directed by: Uli Futschik & Joergen Geerds

DoP: Joergen Geerds

Producer: Max Bolotov

Line Producer: Danielle Shepard

Camera: Judith Samper

Assistant Camera: Patrick Malley

 

 

Editor: Uli Futschik

360 Post-Production: Jason Mascheri

Color: Joergen Geerds

Sound Recordist: Alex Ramirez

Sound Mix: Denise Barbarita, MONOLisa Studios