Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective
Yonkers Arts Weekend
The Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective
Saturday May 20 3:30-5:30PM
Michael TA Thompson will conduct this octet of musicians & poets.
The musicians and poets for this performance are:
Golda Solomon, Poet Laureate of Yonkers and Host
EJ Antonio, Poet
Jason Hwang, Violinist
Christopher Dean Sullivan, Bassist and Jazz Griot
Warren Smith, Vibraphonist & Poet
Phylisha Villanueva, Poet
Andrea Wolper, Vocals/Poet
The Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective had its inaugural performance May, 2011 at the Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village. This current group of musicians and poets comes together to share original pieces and pay homage to those who have worked with poetry and jazz improvisation. Jazz & Poetry Choir Collective members bring experience, narrative and playfulness to the concert stage, taking the art of spoken word fused with jazz to a new level.