A Playlist for MLK Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that jazz was a powerful tool in the Civil Rights Movement.
“[This music] has strengthened us with its sweet rhythms when courage began to fail. It has calmed us with its rich harmonies when spirits were down.”
— King, 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival
So, we’ve curated a Spotify playlist of hits from MLK’s favorite jazz, blues, and gospel artists.
Enjoy. We’ll see you tomorrow.