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Roumain, Daniel


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The website contains a biography of the artist and 3 embedded videos of his performances. Roumain is a composer, performer, violinist, and band-leader. His compositions are inspired by rock, funk, hip-hop and classical music. Capture of the site began in April 2014. This description is based on the November 2017 capture of the site. Also includes Roumain's 2017 chamber orchestra: "WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED", which synthesizes gospel, funk, jazz, and classical influences to tell the story of five teenage runaways taking shelter in a Philadelphia row-house that was famously occupied by a Black separatist group in 1985 until finally being bombed by the police. The site was first captured in February 2020. This description was based on the February 2020 capture of the site.

The Just and the Blind is a short film series and an evening length multimedia performance, tracing the diasporic journey through poetry, music, movement and visuals, which form the basis of for a curriculum designed for fathers and sons separated by prison bars.The musical score was written by Daniel Bernard Roumain and written by Marc Bamuthi Joseph. They Still Want to Kill Us is an aria film featuring mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges, with music and words by composer and activist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), and directed by filmmaker Yoram Savion, to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. It premiered digitally on May 25, 2021. The website contains the score, educational resources press, and background information of the work.


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