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Silenced is a project that features Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II playing duos with legendary musicians Nels Cline, Vernon Reid and Melvin Gibbs.

"In Silenced Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II has reconnected contemporary improvisational music to one of the most crucial & controversial issues facing us today - the misuse of lethal force by those sworn to Serve & Protect ALL of us. I am proud to be amongst the artists participating in this remarkable project”. - Vernon Reid

“Look: one take is all it took - nothing fake or by the book. Silenced giving voice to choice. A cookbook for the now, shaking and shook.” - Nels Cline

Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II is an American musician and composer from New York City. His career has led him to tour and record with an impressive list of music legends including Vernon Reid, James Blood Ulmer, Bill Laswell, Marc Ribot, P.Diddy, Gravediggaz, Pharoahe Monch, Mr. Complex, Martin Luther, Cody Chesnutt, and The Persuaders.


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Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II - drums
featuring Nels Cline, Melvin Gibbs and Vernon Reid

SIDE ONE
Sandra Bland (feat. Nels Cline - guitar) 20:41

SIDE TWO
Malissa Williams & Timothy Russell (feat. Melvin Gibbs - bass) 5:56
Eric Garner (feat. Vernon Reid - guitar) 12:00

bonus tracks (digital only)
Renisha McBride feat. Arnold Lee
Samuel DuBose feat. Dave Hofstra
Darrien Hunt KRAK ATTACK REMIX! feat. CX KIDTRONIK

Recorded in West Orange, NJ
Release: September 29th, 2017
Vinyl reissue August 2019

Total album - 59:00
Catalogue number 5799

Cover Photo: Mick Cantarella
Graphic Design: Sergio Vezzali

Beautifully designed vinyl LP with printed inner sleeve
Download code included


100% of profit from the sale of this album goes to the musicians, of this, a significant portion of the proceeds will be donated to charity, including the Garner Way Foundation.

Distribution: Redeye Worldwide