Review of Adrian Dunn's The Black Messiah
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Johnson, K. (2021). Review of Adrian Dunn’s The Black Messiah. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 21(1).


The Black Messiah album is a sonic meditation on Black life that confronts the histories of anti-Black racism in the U.S. Showcasing a powerful group of Black artists, the album combines multiple genres including gospel, rap, jazz and opera. The Black Messiah offers a counter to George Handel’s Messiah and a timely response to the Black Lives Matter protests of summer 2020.

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