When the curtain or "screen" was introduced into the world of orchestral auditions, many hoped that this would result in more racially diverse orchestras. It hasn't yet proven to do so, but musicians like Adedeji Ogunfolu still swear by it. He tells Garrett why that is, and sheds light on how his challenges as a musician paved the way for another passion. Scott reacts to seeing "Django Unchained" for the first time, and Garrett reacts to the drama surrounding Nick Cannon.
Jeff Scott - "Startin' Something'"
Marga Richter - Concerto for Piano, Violas, Cellos, and Basses
Traditional - "Steal Away"
Florence Price - Piano Concerto in One Movement
arr. String Queens - "Glory"
Jim Croce - "I've Got a Name"
Giuseppe Verdi - Dies Irae
Rick Ross - 100 Black Coffins
Ludwig van Beethoven - Fur Elise
Megan Thee Stallion - "Ratchet"
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