Washington, D.C.'s own Grammy Award-winning Sweet Honey in the Rock a cappella jazz group comes to Philadelphia's Merriam Theater. The ensemble is renowned for its unique blend of spirituals, traditional gospel hymns, rap, reggae, African chants, hip-hop and jazz improvisation, intermingled with R&B and soul. This is the group's most adventurous live presentation yet, entitled Remembering Odetta and Miriam, With a Special Salute to Abbey Lincoln
. Accompanied by a seasoned jazz trio, Sweet Honey in the Rock honors the legacies of these outspoken female musical icons in an incredible program with a special segment dedicated to each artist and new arrangements of some of their most popular recordings. The show includes songs like Odetta's "Freedom Suite," Makeba's "Pata Pata" and Lincoln's "A Turtle's Dream."
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