Just a writer that likes to dabble with Photoshop. I'm also a poet with a pretty mean Muay Thai kick.
denim... and catchy headlines.
breaking into a creative agency.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. - Charles Mingus
The power of wordplay. Give me any word and I can make an acronym out of it. I dare you.
Community garden coordinator
The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
Jonathan’s CreativeMornings activity
Tunde Wey Community is Obligatory
Folks are always concerned with where they go when they die but fewer folks think about where they were before they were born.
We all have a responsibility to tell the truth about who we are as a nation. When we do that, we begin to relate to one another better, we see our humanity in each other.
Purposeful collective action can change our nation and the world.
We have a social responsibility to preserve these places to never forget who we are.
A lot of people look at jazz and they think it's just kind of unfettered randomness, when actually there's a process going on. Each one of these musicians is both a leader and a follower.
Justice is a process, it's not necessarily an outcome...becoming sensitive of things we don't know about and we haven't experienced.
Go where the music takes you.
Learn to play with others and not just people who think like you.
Chris Woodhull The Art of Making Fire
Miles Davis said that it takes a long time to learn how to play like yourself.
The instrument is you. Developing your own voice, developing your own sense of the world, interrogating what you experienced and what you think.
Going to the dictionary for words is a little like getting nutrition advice from the FDA... Words come from the community, they come from experience, they come from emotion.
Words...is not just language. This is part of being conscious, human, and whole.
Words are like these little ecosystems.
Jazz is the legacy of the African-American community.
Jazz is a process
When you watch [Muhammed] Ali you learn more than just boxing...you learn about America.
Life is short, but it feels long when you're going through it.
Just go and do stuff.