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    City of Asylum Jazz/Poetry: Yoichi Uzeki

    In this interview Uzeki talks about his involvement with Oliver Lake’s Big Band, naming his original compositions, and sparking the imaginations of his listeners. Oliver Lake’s Big Band performed in the 2010 City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Concert.

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  • The “Heather Report”: Heather Pinson Remembers 2010′s Jazz Poetry Concert
    2010 Jazz Poetry Concert Highlights

    This video shows highlights of the 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert in which Yusef Komunyakaa, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Khet Mar, Huang Xiang, Hinemoana Baker, and Maryia Martysevich read their work to the musical accompaniment of a 16-piece ensemble led by jazz legend Oliver Lake.

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