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FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION – BEST MUSIC VIDEO
ONE LITTLE FINGER (Ability in Disability) | Best Music Video | A cast of over 80 children and adults with disabilities
Words by: Rupam Sarmah, Siedah Garrett | Performed by Kechi Okwuchi, Rupam Sarmah | Music by Rupam Sarmah
Music Directed and Produced by: Rupam Sarmah
Associate Producer: Kevin Mackie
Original Score: Stephen Melillo, Rupam Sarmah
Featuring Quincy Jones, Siedah Garrett, Kechi Okwuchi, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Julian Lennon
“One Little Finger makes a point to show that a person with a disability is also a person with many abilities. Through love, acceptance, and understanding, it provides a world without exclusion and judgment. When we reach out towards each other, we celebrate the gift of life.” — Julian Lennon
www.OneLittleFinger.com UPC: 898367001-61-3
1. One Little Finger Words by Rupam Sarmah and Siedah Garrett Music by Rupam Sarmah Composed and Arranged by Rupam Sarmah Choral arrangement: Ruth Weber Choir Performed by Rupam Sarmah and Kechi Okwuchi ISRC: US-GUA-19-00101 One Little Finger (Title Song) Music by Rupam Sarmah Words by Rupam Sarmah, Siedah Garrett Performed by Kechi Okwuchi, Rupam Sarmah Choir and Instrumentalists The Ruth Weber Singers, directed by Ruth Hertz Weber Choral and string arrangements by Ruth Hertz Weber Flute: Jonathan Sussman, Soloist: Emilia Lopez-Yañez, Oboe: Emilia Lopez-Yañez Violins: Cathy Allen, Annelle Gregory, Ondrej Lewit, Cellos: Kirsten Vogelsang Eyerman, Sophie Webber Guitar, drums: Brian Sargent; Keyboard: Sanjay Hazarika Flute: Pranjal Bora; Sitar: Subhas Bose Sopranos Kara Colling, Sarah Colling, Kay Guy, Jennifer Hawkins Byung Kang, Emilia Lopez-Yañez, Jennifer Manzke Emily McCaslin, Joy Pauley, Ellyanna Rasmussen, Barbara Welsh-Osga Altos Betsy de Bos, Leticia Micaela Gonzalez, Elisabeth Hartig Lentulo Julie Lorson, Jennifer Rasmussen, Wendy Sweet, Anne Rice Tenors David Dollins, Caleb Hawkins, Tyler Hawkins Bill Schwartz, Andrew Sweet, William Olzanicky Basses Brian Castle, Henrik Jonson, Paul Lorson, Matt Meis Gabriel Rasmussen, Lars Rasmussen, Dirk Reschly Albert Schafer, Simcha Silverstein, Brian Tillotson, Jon Wilder Recorded at Studio West, San Diego, CA., Cedrick Courois, Engineer Engineered, Mix and Designed by Anup Mukherjee, Amit Dutta, Rupam Sarmah, Siddheshwar Banerjee; Studio: maZumba, RJ Productions International; Music Room, CherryPix; Salami Studios, Hollywood; Little Big Room Studios, Burbank Additional song mix and mastering engineer: Brian Vibberts Surround 5.1 Mix by Amit Kr. Datta, Anup Mukherjee, Rupam Sarmah MEDIA PARTNERS: PRERONA Spastics Society, Monovikas Kendra, UNESCO Center for Peace, IN THE MIRROR MUSIC, SALAMI STUDIOS Hollywood, ABERRANT SOUND, The White Feather Foundation, LBR Music, Forest Nation, Brown Out Studios, Barn Castle, Enable India, maZumba Media, RJ International, Music Room, J. H. Sanderson Roadhouse Productions © 2019 RJ Productions International, USA & maZumba Media and Entertainment, India. All Rights Reserved.
FEATURED ARTISTS PROFILE:
Rupam Sarmah is an award winning singer-songwriter, filmmaker, scientist and social activist who has earned international recognition for his creative work toward Peace and Human Rights through media initiatives. Rupam is a Guinness World Records® holder and #1 Billboard Artist in world music chart. Some of his notable projects include Together in Peace, In Search of God, Omkara, A Musical Journey for World Peace, Action Moves People United, Art of Healing, Freedom from Biases. Rupam’s goal is to uplift consciousness in the world with creative work that delivers the message of Humanity, Peace and Love through Music. Dr. Rupam Sarmah’s Artificial Intelligence research will give insights into human behaviors and possible early intervention in autism, mental health, and other diseases.
Quincy Jones is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and film producer. His career spans over 60 years in the entertainment industry with a record 80 Grammy Award nominations, 28 Grammys, and a Grammy Legend Award in 1992.
Siedah Garrett is an American singer and songwriter, who has written songs and performed for many recording artists in the music industry, such as Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Donna Summer, Madonna, Jennifer Hudson among others. Garrett has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Original Song, and won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 50th Grammy Awards for co-writing “Love You I Do” (performed by Jennifer Hudson) for the 2006 musical film, Dreamgirls.
Kechi Okwuchi is a Nigerian-American singer and motivational speaker. She was one of the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash on December 10, 2005 and a finalist at the twelfth season of America’s Got Talent in 2017.
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is one of India’s most innovative musicians. The inventor of the Mohan Veena, a nineteen string modified archtop guitar with three melody strings, four drone strings and twelve sympathetic strings, Bhatt has created a sound that blends the western Hawaiian guitar with sitar, sarod and veena techniques. Bhatt is best known for his Grammy award winning album A Meeting by the River with Ry Cooder. He is also known for other fusion and pan-cultural collaborations with Western artists such as Taj Mahal, Béla Fleck and Jerry Douglas.
Julian Lennon is an English musician and photographer, son of The Beatles member John Lennon. He was the direct inspiration for three Beatles’ songs: “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” (1967), “Hey Jude” (1968), and “Good Night” (1968). Lennon founded The White Feather Foundation in 2009. Its mission “embraces environmental and humanitarian issues and in conjunction with partners from around the world.
Kevin Mackie is a Grammy winning and twice Grammy Nominated Producer who is also a Songwriter and Musician. Since 1995, Kevin has been very active working with different charities, to help make this world a better place. Some of his notable projects are – All About Bullies – Big And Small (won a 54th Grammy Award), Healthy Food For Thought Good Enough To Eat (53rd Grammy Nomination), All About Following Your Dreams, Action Moves People United.