JAZZmeetsPOETRY: Celebrating The Black Poets
October 18 at 7:30PM
110 E. Roosevelt Street
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The kick off to Season 2 of the series! Part theatre, part concert, poets and jazz musicians take center stage to make art that is expressive, interactive and captivating.
The show is a tribute to The Black Poets anthology edited by the legendary Dudley Randall (1914-2000), director of Broadside Press and a visiting professor of African-American poetry at the University of Michigan. Originally published in 1971, The Black Poets anthology was re-released April 1985.
MUSIC BY: Doc Jones Trio
SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST: Jazz pianist legend and Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame inductee Charles Lewis, performing an excerpt of his Langston Hughes tribute.
POETRY BY: A mix of Valley spoken word artists… Dasean Howell w/ Seti1, Erik King Savior O’Neal, Harold Branch III, Issim Dark, Leah Marche, MysticBlu Artist, Robert FlipSide Daniels, Roosevelt Watts, Tamika Lamb, Therosia Reynolds, Truth B. Told, WisdomSoul. Plus, Teina HeavyRunner, Fatimah Halim, Rod Ambrose and Camilla Westenberg.
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