April 15, 2021 Courtney Napier

The Communal Stories of Jazz

We are always down for a good story here at Common Good. Jazz is a story told by an ensemble — every instrument, voice, and lyric adding colors and context and making it ever more rapturous. Embodiment practitioner and writer Prentis Hemphill said, “We were born into a body, but we were also born into a relationship.” Community is just as vital to our existence as our own bodies, and the stories of jazz reminds of this timeless truth.

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