In the Name of Love, Oakland’s Annual Musical Tribute to Dr. King, is proud to present "Marvin Gaye, What’s Going On?" highlighting five outstanding vocalists including Kenny Washington, Terrie Odabi, Will Russ, Jr., Destani Wolf, and Luq Frank with Tammy Hall on piano, Marcus Shelby on bass, Sly Randolph on drums, John Santos on percussion and Teo Avery on sax. The powerful 65-voice Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and the 300-voice Living Jazz Children’s Project will also perform.
The Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award will be presented to an outstanding Oakland citizen.
Our 15th Annual Tribute, which will support the Living Jazz Children’s Project (a free music education project for Oakland public elementary schools) promises to be a profound celebration of civil rights and an amazing evening of music.