Gospel, Soul and Classical Musical Savant Finds Strength in Faith
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
We Shall Overcome, The Honey Bus
Episode: We Shall Overcome, The Honey Bus
- Apr 5, 2020 6:30 pm
- 15:36 mins
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.