2016 Creative Capital Awardee

dat Black Mermaid Man Lady


Black traditions: circles, straight and diagonal lines; simultaneity; polyrhythm; call and response; playing with time/beyond the veil; non linear storytelling. Witnessing. Improvisation. Processionals. The art of being present. Deep listening. Virtuosity. Collaboration. Collective Witnessing. Ritual. Theatrical Jazz.

Listen HERE: Sharon interviews Dr. Jones about her book, Theatrical Jazz: Performance, Àṣẹ, and the Power of the Present Moment on ND: In Depth.

Listen HERE: Sharon interviews Dr. Jones about her book, Theatrical Jazz: Performance, Àṣẹ, and the Power of the Present Moment on ND: In Depth.


Works


More about Theatrical Jazz in Omi's book here: