COPUS CD release party. Details TBA
We have been enjoying this glorious weather. Now it is once again time to gather together for an end-of-the-summer celebration of artistry, wit, and general goodwill. Please join us at our next "Poets & Composers Salon" where we guarantee you will delight in the talents of poet Ajith Subramanian with guitarist Satya; singer/songwriters Karaj and Morgan Bolender - and, of course, the ever-present delights of Phoenix Rising Music, MC Ne (aka Cynthia Perez), and Copus.
Really? There's a place in San Francisco where people can discuss intelligently, be happy for a few hours without digital devices, enjoy some music, poetry, and a bit of nosh … all for a mere $10? WOW! I'm there! This month's Salon features writer Kinara Sankofa reading excerpts from his brand-new book "Humanity"; the dynamic MC Ne (aka Cynthia Perez); the ambient soothings of Phoenix Rising Music; the energetic female saxophone duo of Georgianna Krieger; and the always-inspiring Copus.
A swanky night of Poetry & Jazz.
Sounds Like: The Last Poets, Keith Jarrett Trio, Mutabaruka
Label: Copus Music
Bio: COPUS is a rap/jazz fusion, poet/composer collaboration and ensemble who arranges & presents conscious lyrics and beautiful melodies for the intelligent listener. Formed by poet Royal Kent and composer Wendy Loomis in 1998, the group has performed at clubs, theatres, and festivals in the San Fran...See Full Bio
“From San Francisco group COPUS comes one of the most intriguing, challenging, and ultimately satisfying albums of the year. The core of the group is composer, musical director and co-producer Wendy Loomis and Royal Kent, poet and co-producer. Together, they produce music that is part jazz, part classical, cerebral and sexy. Think of Copus as the love child of Jack Kerouac and Grace Jones. ”