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Quincy Jones' Roots: The Saga Of An American Family
24-Jun-2016 - From Varèse Sarabande comes the re-release of Roots: The Saga of an American Family, a saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley's family history. Kunta Kinte is abducted from his African village, sold into slavery, and taken to America. He makes several escape attempts until he is finally caught and maimed. With an all new Roots mini-series for 2016 on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel, comes this original soundtrack to the ground-breaking 1977 mini-series with music by Quincy Jones. Highlights include the "Roots Mural Theme," composed by Gerald Fried, and the 28 minute, “Roots Suite,” with Letta Mbulu as the featured vocalist. Also included are snippets of dialogue from Roots actor Lou Gossett. Featured players include: Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, Ernie Watts and Lee Ritenour.
For more info and ordering, visit Varèse Sarabande.


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