Entertainment Weekly - 10/11/02, p.83
"...Mammoth in scope, bold in ambition, and long in duration...blues froms its core...and the composer's trumpet soars..." - Rating: B-
Personnel: Wynton Marsalis (trumpet); The Paul Smith Singers, The Northridge Singers Of California State University At Northridge, Morgan Stated Choir, Lincloln Center Jazz Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Recorded at Todd A-O Scoring Stage, Los Angeles, California on September 14 & 15, 2001. Includes liner notes by Stanley Crouch and Wynton Marsalis.