|dedication||Dedicated to Richard Franko Goldman|
|composer||Baker, David N.|
For stage band and jazz-blues-rock ensembles. Commissioned by JCPenney.
"The Soul of 76" is an exciting twelve-minute evocation of the Bicentennial mood in the successive idioms of American jazz, in three sections.
This work is part of The Bicentennial Musical Celebration published by JCPenney in 1975. More information and program notes are available from the original program booklets.
“Are there any restrictions?
—JCPenney, About the Celebration, page 4.
|performance||Jazz performance directed by David Baker, April 4, 1976.|