Wiley, Akers, and Bamuthi Joseph
Discover the tradition of spiritual music found at Angola State Prison in Louisiana with saxophonist Howard Wiley.
Spend the day with weaver Adela Akers in her studio as she works with painstaking delicacy.
Lend an ear to Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who blends spoken word, rap and movement to tell stories drawn from personal experience.
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Find out what saxophonist Howard Wiley heard that opened up his world.
See how ponies and parties play an important part in the work of weaver Adela Akers.
Meet Marc Bamuthi Joseph, who combines spoken word, rap and movement in his performances.
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