The Gates of Justice was commissioned to address fractured relations between Jewish and African American communities in the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement. Dave and Iola Brubeck reflect on their own experiences with injustice, and discuss the work's grounding in the theme of universal brotherhood. Interview by Eugenia Zukerman.
Note: This recording has been lightly edited to enhance public access.
Date: September 23, 2003
Credit: Milken Family Foundation
Esta Salzman: Yiddish Theater Actress
Dave and Iola Brubeck: The Gates of Justice
David Amram: Composer and Activist
David Diamond: Composer
Hugo Weisgall: Composer and Educator
Yehudi Wyner: Composer
Robert Beaser: The Heavenly Feast
Raymond Smolover: Cantor and Composer
Herman Berlinski: Composer and Organist
Ben Zion Shenker: Composer and Historian of Hassidic Music