Legion of Peace: Songs Inspired by Nobel Laureates

Artist: Lori Henriques Quintet featuring Joey Alexander

Title: Legion of Peace: Songs Inspired by Nobel Laureates

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Genre: Children's

Credits: Executive Producer, Producer, Bass, Liner Notes


Legion of Peace is an exciting album of children’s music inspired by Nobel Peace laureates, performed by some of the most compelling musicians on today’s international jazz scene. Singer-songwriter Lori Henriques (2015 GRAMMY ® Award Nominee, Best Children’s Album) has written beautiful, timely songs about some of our planet’s greatest peacemakers, conveying life-lessons via hummable tunes that resonate for all ages.

Lori’s quintet on the album is helmed by three-time GRAMMY ® -nominated teenage piano phenom Joey Alexander, and includes ,multi-GRAMMY ® Award winner Kabir Sehgal (bass) Eddie Barbash (saxophone) and Joe Saylor (drums) – known nationally for their work in the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert . Appearing as featured guests are fellow Motéma artists Pedrito Martinez , a GRAMMY ® nominated Cuban music innovator, and Oran Etkin, acclaimed clarinetist and founder of the innovative Timbalooloo children’s music method.