The Musician, Educator, Composer Behind "400: An Afrikan Epic Suite," Dr. Mark Lomax II

Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Mark Lomax II is an innovator, composer, musician, percussionist, and storyteller who created and performs 400: An Afrikan Epic Suite, an 8 ½ hour journey through the African American experience since arriving on these shores. Dr. Lomax, from Columbus, Ohio, has been sharing his musical storytelling throughout the area in collaboration with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and joins Lee Hay to discuss the origin and creation of the piece.