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Marc Bamuthi Joseph
American Dream States

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival: Day One

w/ Marc Bamuthi Joseph, SFJAZZ Poet Laureate

APR 3–7 | AMERICAN DREAM STATES

Apr 04
Joe Henderson Lab
ThuApr 4
7:00 PM

$35

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ThuApr 4
8:30 PM

$30

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Founding Program Director of the non-profit Youth Speaks, new SFJAZZ Poet Laureate Marc Bamuthi Joseph is one of America’s vital voices in performance, arts education, and artistic curation. He was the artistic director of the HBO documentary series Russell Simmons presents Brave New Voices and an inaugural recipient of the United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship. He was named to the inaugural class of Doris Duke Artists in 2012.

American Dream States challenges writers of different genres to respond to a key piece of writing on the American Dream, and perform these new creative responses in collaboration with an all star band.