Lagos Nigeria to New Orleans Louisiana
Members of the River Niger Orchestra performing "The Chase", a song from William Wells Brown's songbook "The Anti-Slavery Harp" (Boston : Bela Marsh, 1848).
|"The Chase" is a narrative about a slave who escapes and is being hunted down by riders on horses, and blood hounds.
"The Chase" is from The Anti-Slavery Harp;A collection of songs for anti-slavery meetings, compiled by William W. Brown, a fugitive slave (Boston : Bela Marsh, 1848).
"The Chase" is performed by :
Yetunde Olaseinde Vocals
Sekou Susso Kora (AfricanHarp)
Balayongo Balafon (African Xylophone)
Lekan Akigbe as the run-away Slave Michael Adedeji Bata Drum & Djembe Felix Ngindu Gbedu Drum Oludele Olaseinde Musical Director & Guitar