curriculum based, arts integration production company features performances
and programs highlighting African American music and history. The mission is
to preserve the integrity and further an accurate historical view of African
American cultural forms through creative pedagogy.
American music traditionally has served as a kind of cultural lens through which
artists reflect and make social commentary on current events. Over time, the
music has evolved to fit the ever-changing needs of artists and audiences.
From The Inside Out, Inc., offers a portfolio of performances and programs
that chronicle aspects of the development of two idioms from this tradition
blues and jazz widely recognized as Americas classical music.
The exhibit, performance, workshops, and teacher seminars in this series give
voice to those who are often ignored or missing from the American story. The
offerings examine the lives of the women and men who created jazz and blues
music a testament to triumph over adversity.
the smooth, soulful
sounds of Marguerite Mariama
in Chicago --
And The Blues Too!
BET to the Chicago Jazz Festival, catch these spirited, lively performances
by this premiere performing artist.
addition to her singing talents, Dr. Mariama presents an impressive portfolio
of performance workshops and arts integration seminars for students and teaching