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"Toni Morrison said Black is a Rainbow"

Season 1 Episode 5 | 6m 09s

Jason Moran and Christian McBride perform "Toni Morrison said Black is a Rainbow," a song Moran wrote as a tribute to Toni Morrison based on a section of her novel "Song of Solomon." They discuss how Morrison put a lot of effort into finding meaningful and poetic ways of holding a mirror up to all our lives. This piece involves the bass and piano and a brief spoken portion performed by Moran.

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