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Edgefest 2019 - Oluyemi Thomas' Positive Knowledge

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 9:00PM - 10:00PM

$10.00 - $15.00

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Event Details

  • Oluyemi Thomas, bass clarinet & saxophones
  • Ijeoma Thomas, voice
  • Kenn Thomas, piano
  • Ben Willis, bass
  • David Hurley, drums


Oluyemi & Ijeoma Thomas of Positive Knowledge has recorded & performed together for the past two decades, composing and sharing their joyful Creative World Music Systems with lovers of music and poetry around the world. Ijeoma Thomas - Wordsmith, spoken word artist, poet vocalist and teacher believes "all art is a gift of the Holy Spirit." Composer, teacher & multi-reed musician (bass clarinet, saxophones) Oluyemi Thomas brings elements of life and work to the flow & he believes: "The musician's art is among those arts worthy of the highest praise..." As a great enhancement to their compositional approaches, Positive Knowledge continues to perform throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, Israel, Canada, and the Caribbean Islands which has resulted in a rich multifaceted vocabulary to date. They have recorded or performed with such artists as Cecil Taylor, Wadada Leo Smith, Roscoe Mitchell, Alan Silva, Peter Kowald, Henry Kaiser,William Parker, Miya Masaoka & Gino Robair, "Kidd" Edward Jordan.

Venue Information

415 N. 4th Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Organizer Information

Kerrytown Concert House


415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 769-2999

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