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Gospel, Soul and Classical Musical Savant Finds Strength in Faith

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 5, 2020 6:30 pm
  • 15:36

Guest: Damien Sneed, Pianist, Organist, Composer, Conductor, Vocalist and Creator of “We Shall Overcome” Damien Sneed was such a musical prodigy that at the age of 8 he was hired to be the music director for the senior choir at his church. So, here’s this 8-year-old piano whiz working with 80-year-olds. Sneed has gone on to great acclaim recording and composing in a range of musical genres from jazz to classical to gospel opera. His current project is an album and concert series called We Shall Overcome. It’s a tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Junior and features songs of struggle and freedom and faith.