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Ijeoma Thomas

Spoken word artist, poet
Wordsmith, spoken word artist, poet, vocalist and teacher, Ijeoma Thomas believes "all art is a gift of the Holy Spirit". She has composed, performed and recorded with the music unit “Positive Knowledge” and published many chapbooks and individual poems in local and national publications.

Born and raised in Washington D.C. now based in Oakland, Ca., Ijeoma has traveled and toured in New York City, Europe and West Africa. She has also been Artist - in - Residence at Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin, California. Thomas has lent a vocal poetic motif to the works of Cecil Taylor, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Miya Masaoka, William Parker and Alan Silva.
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, July 29 2017 7:30 PM
Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
Karen Borca Trio | Positive Knowledge
16th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

Avant-Garde Jazz and Free Creative World Music Systems at the Bay Area's Creative Music Festival! Advance Tickets at:
Advance Tickets to the 16th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Featuring: Karen Borca - bassoon; Lisa Mezzacappa - double bass; Donald Robinson- drums
Oluyemi Thomas - bass clarinet; Ijeoma Thomas - voice; Hamir Atwal- drums  More...
CDs on which Ijeoma Thomas appears:
Positive Knowledge Another Day's Journey
Artist: Positive Knowledge
Title: Another Day's Journey
Label: Music and Arts CD842
Label page on this site: Music and Arts
Music and Arts CD842