Hannibal Lokumbe will be the featured guest on the Collective Eye this Saturday, Feb. 11th, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Hannibal is in town as the featured composer, educator, and artist-in-residence for the annual Witness celebration.
Hannibal Lokumbe’s journey has taken him from the cotton fields of Elgin, Texas – where he was first inspired by the spirituals and hymns of his grandparents – to the stages of Carnegie Hall and much of the world.
At age thirteen he was given a trumpet by his mother. A year later his band, The Soul Masters, was backing up icons such as Jackie Wilson, Otis Redding, Etta James, Lightning Hopkins and T. Bone Walker.
Tune in to hear more about Lokumbe's journey as well as his important work in the Twin Cities with youth and communities of color,tomorrow, Feb. 11th at High Noon.