Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP), Angola LA
Burl Cain, Warden of Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola) invited back, internationally renowned Jazz and Gospel musicians to participate with prisoners in workshops and a concert from April 29th to April 30th 2010. As in 2009, the Project has been organised by Unity Music LLC, New Horizons Foundation and The Navigators in a bid to bring the power of music to everyone at Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Amongst the musicians involved in the 2010 Angola Project are vocalist Jamie Davis: trumpeter Scotty Barnhart: conductor, arranger, trombonist Dennis Wilson: drummer Greg Errico: and pianist/arranger Ken Miller.
Last year an adamant Jamie Davis, declared he would not be involved in this major Project, being held in one of the highest maximum security prisons in the US. …