The Rebirth Tour by Free Fyre

The Rebirth Tour brought to you by Free Fyre, is a mix of Jazz and Spoken Word poetry live retelling the stories of the Harlem renaissance.

We want to give people a renewed mind of Jazz & poetry, and how influential it is to our culture. We understand the world is at a loss due to the pandemic. We want to restore a joyful noise in the same way Jazz & poetry did for the Black community in the 1920s. Anytime there is a great disaster a renaissance is necessary to restore the people to build back better. Harlem understood this in the 1920s by responding with the Harlem renaissance after the Great Influenza, and the Great migration. The Rebirth Tour brought to you by Free Fyre, is a mix of Jazz and Spoken Word poetry live retelling the stories of the Harlem renaissance artists. This tour will mix sounds and songs from the Harlem Renaissance to modern day poetry and jazz. 

Visit Freefyre.org for more information.

Cameron L Mitchell:
Cameron L. Mitchell is the 2022 Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro. He is the author of the journal “Metanoia: Changing the State of Mind,”and has created an organization called Free Fyre. In addition to mentoring youth with Southern Word, Cameron has presented at Creative institutions, Arts organizations, High school graduations, Regional and National Conferences such as Lipscomb University, NAACP, Nashville Public Television, and Creative Exchange. He has created performances such as “Blackbird” and “INFAMI.” He is a published poet who has been found in commercial work such as Uber, AT&T, and Life Way. Cameron has been featured in the Nashville Scene, The Tennessean, & The Daily News Journal. Cameron is native to Memphis and graduate of Middle Tennessee State University whose poetic prowess and eclectic concepts blend together to create a transformational experience that inspires the community, and highlights mental health awareness.
 
Jazzmin Mitchell:
Jazzmin, Co-founder and Assistant Director of Free Fyre, was born and raised in Nashville, TN. Her experience includes five years of non-profit work including program development, community engagement, sponsor recruitment, volunteer and event coordinating. Jazzmin’s passion is to serve communities through the performing arts. As a trained vocalist and songwriter, she blends her wide range of skills to educate, empower, and provide the tools for artists, clients, and partners to serve their communities effectively.

 

Tue, May 24
6:00 pm

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

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