Toshi Reagon on Her Time with Toni Morrison at Princeton
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
Today on episode 65 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber and Toshi Reagon discuss her experience in quarantine and the time she spent with Toni Morrison at Princeton, while encouraging us all to “embrace your ability to adapt to an ever-changing world.”
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Toshi Reagon is a singer, composer, musician, curator, producer and bandleader (BIGLovely) with a profound ear for sonic Americana—from folk to funk, from blues to rock—recording with Lizz Wright, Carl Hancock Rux, Allison Miller, Sweet Honey In The Rock, and Meshell Ndegeocello, among others. She currently tours with her opera, Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower. Recent projects include The Blues Project with Michelle Dorrance and Dorrance Dance, and Meshell Ndegeocello’s Can I Get A Witness—The Gospel of James Baldwin. She founded WordRockSword: A Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives… All Lives Welcome.