Bring History to Life!

unnamedThe ‘Take Me To The River’ Living History Program not only screens a short or full-length version of this award-winning film, but offers the unique opportunity to experience the legendary ‘Take Me To The River’ musicians live and in person. Integrating a screening, live music performance, a live interview and master classes, the Living History Program brings history to life for students, teachers and parents. Click here to download our informational PDF.


Martin Shore, Frayser Boy, William Bell, Music Unites' Kirk Sells and guest artist Mr. Magnificent

‘Take Me To The River,’ non-profit organization Music Unites, acclaimed artists Frayser Boy and William Bell, and the Compton Unified School District partnered to host a music-filled event to teach and inspire inner-city students through the power of music at Martin Luther King Elementary and the Compton High School Auditorium in Compton, California.

Director/Producer Martin Shore, Academy Award winner Frayser Boy, STAX Records legend William Bell, Music Unites representatives and more empowered students with songwriting workshops, presentations, and performances inspired by the film.

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Download Living History informational PDF