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Historic Jazz & Poetry Excursion

music walk

Historic Jazz & Poetry Excursion

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English
music walk

Historic Jazz & Poetry Excursion

music walk

Historic Jazz & Poetry Excursion

Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

First, Participants will meet at the Culture Cafe in Historic East St. Louis, IL. While there they can purchase cocktails while getting to know one another, and setting intentions for a jazz poetry experience. Participants who are writers will be encouraged to share their work aloud with the group. Participants are not required to do so, however. Next participants will head to the historic home of Miles Davis also in East St. Louis, Illinois and engage in a tour/lecture regarding the The life and impact of jazz great Miles Davis, as well as the history of Jazz music in the area. Afterword participants will head to The Local Legends Listening Room,also in East St. Louis, Illinois, to hear live jazz and spend time connecting and unpacking what was learned during the tour. Participants who want to read at an open mic may do so. The experience will end at The Local Legends Listening Room, where participants will engage in their final reflection in a lovely intimate jazz club/cigar humidor environment.

Your host

Learn more about Treasure

Treasure

A Mississippi native, Treasure Shields Redmond is a published poet, master educator, community arts organizer, and successful entrepreneur. Treasure was raised in the federal housing projects, and went on to be signed to M.C. Hammer’s label as a hip hop artist, and writer. She is the author of chop: a collection of kwansabas for fannie lou hamer (2015). Her doctoral research focuses on the recorded performances of foundational Black Women poets, and the ways they deployed sound to impact the canon and justice movements. Treasure has co-founded a funding collective for Black artists called The Black Skillet, and a podcast that centers voices of color called Who Raised You? Treasure is the founder of Feminine Pronoun Consultants, LLC, and Get The Acceptance Letter Academy.

What's included

Tickets
Entrance to the historic Miles Davis home is included.

Where you'll be

The Culture Cafe: "The Best Cafe in ESL. Perfect Friday evening food for the family. Adult atmosphere.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 21 and up can attend. The Listening Room is also a cigar humidor. There will be tobacco smoking in the jazz performance space.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is an experience for open and arts interested types. Adults will enjoy this the most. If you are a creative you will REALLY enjoy this!

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Historic Jazz & Poetry Excursion
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Previous price:$49 $36/person
New experience
Previous price:$49 $36/person