Exposing la Perle Noire
Singer Julia Bullock about Joséphine Baker.
Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine - A Discourse of Musical Liberation
Composer Tyshawn Sorey on Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine.
The music of Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine
Composer Tyshawn Sorey took inspirations from Baker’s French Music Hall-songs and altered their rhythms, harmonies, and melodies. The following of Baker’s signature songs have been incorporated into his composition.
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