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Uniting with Music – Norman Fearrington
March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norman is a multiple award-winning African American musician, university and conservatory professor, whose life story embodies the history of the struggle for justice and equality in the US. He has won multiple gold records and a Grammy.
He has travelled the world with artists like Tina Turner, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Santana, Billy Paul, Muhammad Ali, Eddie Harris, David Bowie, Les McCann, and many others which gave him a special view of the world’s problems and opportunities which was passed on to students in classes in USA, Denmark, and Sweden.
Norman’s recordings with Danish artists Anne Linnet and Sanne Salomonsen brought him into the Danish music community.
He developed the first ever African American History teaching curriculum in Pennsylvania schools. His work as a musician brought him into contact with civil rights leaders like Rev. Jesse Jackson, Muhammad Ali, Dr. Martin Luther King, Dali Lama, and many other leaders of the search for freedom and equality.
Norman was the 1st African American to ever receive Teacher’s Qualification in Denmark.
He was also Head of Percussion in the Danish Rhythmic Conservatory. He led classes at Los Angeles college, Temple University, and University of California.
Norman is a featured host on Denmark’s Radio Jazz. Music. teaching, travel, and being a father, has allowed him to obtain a massive amount of knowledge to pass on and inspire people around the world. His production company “nortommusic” is making music for film, commercials, bands, and symphonic orchestra.