Posted on April 29, 2021 by hsblakeslee
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By Bobbi Booker | Photo courtesy of the artist As Philadelphia’s fifth Poet Laureate, Trapeta Mayson merges her love of art with her love of community through words often accompanied by jazz music. Her poems often reflect her life story:…
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To advance the development of the city’s thriving and vibrant local jazz scene and to gain recognition for Philadelphia as the world-class jazz destination it is.
Cover photo by Creative Outfit, LLC, compliments of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts