Brother Earl

Brother Earl

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Brother Earl Has is truly a force to be reaconed with his experience and love for the craft of poetry is unparelled a word sound power frequency warrior

Biography


Bibliography • “Latin Beat” Magazine, 2007. • American Poetry Museum, cataloged recordings of “Prophet Mar-gin” and “Poemography”, 2007. • Grammy Committee study of recorded material in consideration of Poetry as an award category, 2004. • “Fusion” Compilation CD, Genesis Poets Music; “The Freshman Series Vol. 3” Compilation CD, poetryandpolitics.org, 2005. • “Imperial Orgy” Compilation CD, Imperial Orgy 2002. • “Mahogany Brown” CD, Ladysmith, 2003. Film, television, radio , & internet credits• JazzPoetryCafe.net (im4radio.com internet radio) featured Poet, 2005-Present. • DefPoetryJam.com featured Poet, 2005. • Music Choice Cable Network, 2005. • Guest Appearance in the film “Spit”, 2005. • Guest Appearance in the film “110 Morningside”, directed by Nicholle La Vann, 2005. • 93.5 FM (WRTN), Co-host of Poetry Radio show, “What's da Word”, 2004. • New Heritage Films “Hughes’ Dream Harlem”, Darralynn Hutson. Television special featured on Black Starz and BET, 2002. • WNBC, Maurice DuBois special on Harlem Week, 2002. • Jazz 88, San Diego CA, 2002. • CKUT 90.3, Montreal Quebec, 2002. • 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT, 2002. • WCBB/1240 AM, Hempstead, NY, 2002. teaching experience & Workshops • New York City Housing Authority, after school and evening poetry programming within inner city community centers, 2008. • Bronx Council of the Arts, Tier 2 shelter program, 2008. • Children's Aid Society at the Dunleavy Milbank Center, after school program, Harlem, NY, 2007. • PS 89 and IS 192, after-school program, 2007. • Rikers Island and Eastern Correctional Facility. Facilitated poetry writing workshop, 2005-2007.• Harlem School of the Arts and Thurgood Marshall Academy. Taught honors Poetry and Spoken Word concepts and theories to high school students, 2006- 2007. • Expressive Art Therapist, Inwood House. Taught poetry and performance concepts to pregnant teens in foster care, 2005-2006. • Guest Facilitator, Reality Check. Facilitated writing and poetry workshop for NYS youth. Developed classes entitled “From Heart to Art”, “From Page to Stage, and “Rhyme or Reason”, 2004-2006. Conferences & Consultations • Poetic Consultant, Stage Play “Platanos and Collard Greens” by playwright David Lamb, Between the Lines Productions, 2007. • Guest Facilitator, Black Student Leadership Conference, “What hewants to say, What she longs to hear”, 2005. • National Association for Poetry Therapy Annual Conference. Video footage used for discussion on Poetry as a form of therapy, 2002. Recordings• “State of the Art”, 2007. • “Poemography”, 2003. • “Prophet Margin”, 2002. • “Poetry in Motion”, 2001. Publications• Yale University, Peabody Museum Anthology “Poems on the Road to Peace”, 2002-2007. Award nominations • Nominated for “Poetry Host of the Year”, National Underground Spoken Word and Poetry Awards (NUSPA), 2006. Professional Experience • African Burial Ground National Monument, US National Park Ser-vice, African Burial Ground Jazz and Spoken Word Concert,February 2008. • Shrine Nightclub, Co-Host of Open Mic poetry and comedy show, 2007. • Brooklyn Grand Slam Champion and Poetry Slam Incorporated, National Poetry Slam Team Semi-Finalist, 2006. • Black Panther Party 40th Anniversary Celebration, 2006. • 98.7 Kiss FM (WRKS) “Kissing After Dark” featured Poet on live radio broadcast, 2004-2006. • Represented Brooklyn in National Poetry Slam, 2005. • Sugar Shack Nightclub, Host of Open Mic poetry show, 2002-2005. • Caroline’s Comedy Club, opening act for Comedian Charlie Murphy, 2004. • Apollo Theater and BB Kings Jazz and Blues Club, 2004. • Hottest Poets, International Slam team member representing the United States, 2003. • New Jersey National Poetry Slam Champion, 2003. • Austin International Poetry Festival and Word Stock Poetry Festivalfeatured Poet, 2002. • Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, 2002. Professional Affiliations• Member, Black Writers Guild of America • Member, Hottest Poets and Genesis Poets stay tuned… chances are, Brother Earl may be performing somewhere near you...

Discography

Poetry in Motion
Prophet Marjin
Poemagraphy
State of The Art
Poetry and Politics Compliation CD
Fusion Compilation CD

Set List

5 Poems