His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues, and soul as well as lyrical content concerning social and politcal issues of the time, delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles. His own term for himself was "bluesologist ", which he defined as "a scientist who is concerned with the origin of the blues"
Everyone is invited to be in the audience but to read you must register by email to email@example.com with Gil Scott-Heron as the subject.
Admission: Free. Doors open at 5:30pm
When: Tuesday, April 5, 6:30pm
Where: PhillyCAM, 699 Ranstead St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
A live poetry talk show and cover open mic, broadcast live at 6:30 on the first Tuesday of each month. It is a discussion/presentation on the life and work of the month’s featured (LOVED) poet followed by audience members reading their favorite poem by the featured poet, and one of their own poems.
This series is a co-production of Moonstone Poetry Center and PhillyCAM