A1: A Change is Gonna Come – Youthsayers – Red Earth Records 7″
Originally recorded by Sam Cooke in 1963 , created during the Corona Virus ”lockdown” in May 2020. Recorded using mobile phones by young musicians from Youthsayers (www.youthsayers.net).
Production and song arrangement by Soothsayers with additional production and mixing by Emre Ramazanoglu. Video production/editing by Denisha Anderson.
Youthsayers is a music education project based in Brixton , South London , run by Soothsayers (www.soothsayers.net ). We are also grateful to Arts Council England , Ronnie Scotts Charitable Foundation and UK Youth for financial support.
Vocals : David Ijishakin (Akin Soul) , Caique Fonseca
Bass Guitar : Lani Hernandez- David , Frank Black
Guitar : Seth Govinda – Bestwick, Memphis Koloi
Piano : Zac Spooner
Keys: Naliyah Duke, Mina Hernandez- David
Drums : Nico Gomez , Noah Ojumu
Tuba Tiegan Hastings
Trombone : Elijah Clarke
Baritone Sax : Noah Black
Alto Sax: Kush Quiney , Jamela Renee -Calliste , Ruby Kelly
Tenor Sax: Keahnne Carlita Whitby
Trumpet : Finn Ohstrom , Josie Hopwood, Luke Dunnant, Ollie Cripps