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SFJAZZ Presents The Just and the Blind with Marc Bamuthi Joseph & More
January 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST$25 – $45
Longtime collaborators composer-violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain and spoken-word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph are joined by street dance pioneer Drew Dollaz and electrifying vocalist Lalin St. Juste in The Just and the Blind, commissioned by Carnegie Hall.
Framed by visually striking photography and animation projections, the multimedia work explores racial profiling and the prison-industrial complex in a series of short vignettes that include music, dance, and spoken word.
Conceived and written by Marc Bamuthi Joseph
Original musical score by Daniel Bernard Roumain
Directed by Michael John Garcés
Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Spoken Word
Daniel Bernard Roumain, Violin/Piano/Electronics
Drew Dollaz, Choreographer/Dancer
Lalin St. Juste, Vocalist
David Szlasa, Projection Designer
Xia Gordon, Animator
Lisa Armstrong, Journalist
Rika Iino, Producer
Melissa Higgins, Producer
The Just and the Blind was commissioned by Carnegie Hall and presented as part of the 2019 Create Justice Forum.