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Brown skin showgirls, whites-only audiences, and the brave African American showman who left an extraordinary entertainment legacy despite the insurmountable odds against him and his dreams.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Meet the indy artists behind JIG SHOW

Filmmaker Leslie reached out to a few of her favorite indie artists to help tell the story of JIG SHOW | Leon Claxton's Harlem in Havana. Featured in the film are the works of Hip Hop Poet Mr. Rozzi; African born-musician Mamoudou Balde; rock-n-roll musician and music composer Gordon Tittsworth, spoken word poet and activist Monica Daye, visual artist Derrick "Benetez" Bryant and Atlanta-based R&B artist Jeremy Johnson (aka J’DA Prynce)
who lent his voice for narration in part 2, and signed on as executive producer for the film.

     
Mammoudou Balde
African Musician 

Monica Daye
Spoken Word Artist

Derrick "Benetez" Bryant
Visual Artist

Jeremy Johnson
Writer and Musician

Mr. Rozzi
Hip Hop Poet
   
Gordon Tittsworth
Music producer & composer