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I still have my recorded copy LP. T here is another story about this film and the song. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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One was witnessed by noted Russian composer Dimitri Tiomkin. We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it.

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I remember that the song became a traditional song in my junior high school and high school. He also arranged the song ” Amen “, which he dubbed for the Sidney Poitier film Lilies of the Fieldand arranged traditional Negro spirituals [16] Most of Hairston’s film work was in the field of composing, arranging, and choral conducting.


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“Amen” and Jester Hairston

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I loved those spirituals and his jokes. In addition to this intriguing story that was dealing with events current to the time, the farm is located in an Arizona community that serves an Hispanic population. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There were some powerful stories, and the film featured moving performances from an exceptional hiarston.

Jester had an affinity for music, and after a lot of hard work and some encouragement from friends, he was able to enroll at Tufts University in Boston.

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Tiomkin and Hairston began a 30 year collaboration with Hairston creating arrangements for the composers film works. When he first applied to Tufts, he was rejected. A Cappella sheet music Ensemble: Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players. He had the role of Leroy on the radio program and as Henry Van Porter on the television program. No matter where Hairston performed in the US, he checked the phone book for other Hairstons and was responsible for reuniting people on his family tree, both black and white.


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It is estimated that Hairston wrote or arranged more than spirituals and he wrote several music books as well as recordings. Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use this site.

This led to a thirty-year collaboration during which time Jester arranged and collected music for the movies.

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