Debbie Allen’s Playlist

Event Details:

Location: Paramount Theatre

Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022

Time: 8 pm - 10 pm

Program:

TRIUMPHAL MARCH from Aida
Giuseppe Verdi

Oakland Symphony & Oakland Symphony Chorus

A BOY LIKE THAT from West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Shawnette Sulker, Deborah Martínez Rosengaus,
& Oakland Symphony

100 WAYS
James Ingram,
Arr. by Kev Choice

Kev Choice Band, Martin Luther McCoy,
& Oakland Symphony

SAY IT LOUD
James Brown
Arr. by Adam Theis & Brian Adam McCune

Jazz Mafia & Oakland Symphony

STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE
Diana Ross, Arr. By Brian Adam McCune

Jazz Mafia & Oakland Symphony

GHOSTS OF COLUMBINE from Freeze Frame
Debbie Allen, Arr. by Kev Choice

Kev Choice Band, Ryan Nicole, Karega Bailey,
& Oakland Symphony

STAND from Freeze Frame
Debbie Allen, Arr. by Lenny Wee

Matthew Johnson solo vocal,
Kev Choice Band, Ja Ronn & FLOW,
& Oakland Symphony

INTERMISSION

PETER AND THE WOLF
Sergei Prokofiev

Oakland Symphony

MY CHERIE AMOUR
Stevie Wonder, Arr. by Andy Weiner

Matthew Johnson solo vocal,
Kev Choice Band, Yvette Pylant,
Moorea Dickason, Solas B. Lalgee,
& Oakland Symphony

WADE IN THE WATER
Traditional African-American spiritual

Arr. by Ellen Hoffman and Terrance Kelly
Inspired by the music to Wade in the Water
as performed by Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir,
Isa Chu, Dan Strauss, Terrance Kelly
Ellen Hoffman piano, Jon Herrera electric bass
Miles Lathan drums, & Oakland Symphony

TAKE THE A TRAIN
Duke Ellington 

Vocal Rush

POEM ON STATUS
Vivian Ayers
Original music composed by Rickey Minor

Kev Choice piano & Vivian Nixon Recitation

SAILING
Christopher Cross

Kev Choice piano, Norm Nixon

FAME
Music by Michael Gore
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Arr. by Lenny Wee

Kev Choice, Yvette Pylant, Moorea Dickason,
& Oakland Symphony

Rickey Minor

conductor

Debbie Allen

guest artist

Dr. Lynne Morrow

chorus director

Shawnette Sulker

soprano

Matthew Johnson

singer

Deborah Martínez Rosengaus

singer

Vivian Nixon

Norm Nixon

singer

Kev Choice

composer

Oakland Symphony Chorus

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

Adam Theis, Jazz Mafia

Vocal Rush

a cappella ensemble

Price Level A $90
Price Level B $68
Price Level C $52
Price Level D $40
Price Level E $25

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