SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: A Tree Planted by the Rivers of Water – Track 7

Amid all the struggles for justice, peace and equality this year, the right to health care remains one of the most persistent problems in this country.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: Trail of Dreams– Track 6

The way we treat immigrants in this country says a lot about who we are. Emma Lazarus long ago told us to open our arms and welcome everyone.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: Love is a Battle – Track 5

The phrase comes from a James Baldwin piece on the struggle for racial justice. There is hard work that we all have to do.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: Truly the Sun – Track 4

Women’s empowerment, equal treatment, education, and health care are issues that intersect with every cause and movement. There is so much that has to change and this issue in particular can feel overwhelming.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: Every Town – Track 3

Every Town is a powerful organization pleading for common sense gun controls in the United States. Action on this issue is so over due it is simply heartbreaking.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: Lift All Boats – Track 2

This month’s piece is dedicated to the movement for wealth equality and fairness.


UPLIFT | One: The Power of the Vote – Take One (Free Listen)

This is a very different take on the tune than we released as part of the UPLIFT series. I really love the way everyone played here — it’s the first thing we did that day, and everyone feels relaxed and like they are taking time to dig in. I’m grateful for the players’ vision and trust—also for their faith in me making this statement about activism regarding our country.


SUBSCRIBER SERIES // UPLIFT: The Power of the Vote – Track 1

The most powerful voice we have in making change is the power of the vote. Vote in every election, no matter how local. The right to vote is under attack around the country...


UPLIFT: Program Notes

All hands on deck. It’s imperative that all of us, together, work for positive change in this challenging moment. 2018 is a crucial year in the history of equality and democracy in our country and around the globe.


Subscriber Series 2018: UPLIFT

Responding to the current political and social climate of the United States and beyond, Dave Douglas has put together a new project that challenges himself and all of us to consider how we can pitch in toward positive change.


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