A unique and soaring composition from Laura Mvula, arranged wish a variety of sparse and lush voicings, and featuring a female soloist. The drums take on a more orchestral role in this arrangement, and the notated piano and bass parts similarly fill specific roles in the texture to support a lyric meant to inspire and lift up those who may have lost hope.
Fully-notated piano and acoustic bass, drum set
Commissioned by Sacramento State Vocal Jazz, Gaw Vang-Williams, dir. (2016)
Video: Laura Mvula Live Version