Sweet Honey in the Rock's Sacred Music Roots

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Sweet Honey in the Rock is a Grammy Award-winning, African-American female a cappella ensemble. Ed Gordon talks to founding member Carol Maillard about the group's unique sound, which is rooted in the hymns, gospel music and spirituals of the black church, as well as jazz and blues. The group's latest CD is Raise Your Voice.

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