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T.K. Blue: Follow the North Star

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Commissioned by the New York State Council on the Arts to compose a suite dedicated to the early African-American presence in the Hudson Valley, multi-instrumentalist T.K. Blue (Talib Kibwe) has emerged with this compelling opus that tells the story of Solomon Northup, an African-American born a freeman who was kidnapped in 1841, sold into slavery on a plantation in Louisiana, and was finally rescued 12 years later.

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