400: An Afrikan Epic

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400: An Afrikan Epic Pt. 1 First Ankhcestor

Mark Lomax, II & Ngoma Lungundu

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First Ankhcestor is the first of a 12 album cycle celebrating the strength, resiliency, and beauty of Afrika and its diaspora. This recording honors the Drum as the first Ankhcestor.

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400: An Afrikan Epic Pt. 2 Song of the Dogon

The Mark Lomax Quartet

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The second album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Song of the Dogon explores the mystical cosmology of the Dogon people of West Afrika.

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400: An Afrikan Epic Pt. 3 Dance of the Orisha

The Mark Lomax Quartet

The third album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic Cycle, Dance of the Orisha celebrates the IFA religious tradition of the Yoruba people in Nigeria.

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Ma'afa

Mark Lomax, II & The Urban Art Ensemble

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The fifth album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Ma'afa musically depicts the torturous journey across the Atlantic.

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Up South: Conversations on American Idealism

Mark Lomax, II

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The sixth album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Up South: Conversations on American Idealism musically engages the notion that slavery was an American institution, not simply a southern sin.

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Four Women

Mark Lomax, II

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The seventh album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Four Women is a collection of musical portraits honoring the contributions of four women whose lives reflect the complexity of being both Black and Woman in the context of Western imperialism.

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Blues In August

Mark Lomax, II & The Urban Art Ensemble

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The eighth album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Blues In August is a tribute to August Wilson and his Century Cycle which depicts the lives of non-immigrant Afrikans in America over the course of the 20th century.

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Tales of the Black Experience 20 Years

Mark Lomax, II

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The ninth album in the 400: An Afrikan Epic cycle, Tales of the Black Experience is a narrative overview of all that has come before in preparation for an ancient future.

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