Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit: Conversation with Carolyn Wilkins and Phil BryantOctober 18 at 78:30 p.m.

TimeOctober 18 at 78:30 p.m.

The Gustavus Fine Arts Office is proud to present artist Carolyn Wilkins.

Carolyn Wilkins is a Professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music. She is an accomplished jazz pianist, composer and vocalist whose performance experience includes radio and television appearances with her group SpiritJazz, a concert tour of South America as a Jazz Ambassador for the US State Department, performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony as a percussionist under Andre Previn, and shows featuring Melba Moore, Nancy Wilson and the Fifth Dimension. Carolyn has performed at Boston's Regattabar, Scullers' Grille, the Globe Jazz Festival and the Many Colors of a
Woman Jazz Festival.

Carolyn is the author of Tips For Singers: Rehearsing, Performing and Auditioning (available from Berklee Press), They Raised Me Up: A Black Single Mother and the Women Who Inspired Her and Damn Near White: An African American Family’s Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success (available from the University of Missouri Press).

Carolyn collaborated with Gustavus professor Philip Bryant on his collection of prose and poetry Stompin’ at the Grand Terrace. For that collaboration, Carolyn created “A Stompin’ Suite,” a recording featuring Carolyn’s music interspersed with readings of Philip’s poetry. Carolyn is a Reiki master, a psychic medium and the author of three mystery novels: Death at a Séance, Melody for Murder and Mojo for Murder, An initiate of Yemaya, the African goddess of motherhood,
compassion and the ocean, Carolyn holds certificates of completion in mediumship from the JVP School of Mystical Arts, the British mediums Tony Stockwell and Mavis Pittilla. Her course, Magical Communication: How to Talk to your Ancestors, is available on Udemy. Her podcast, Carolyn’s Psychic Playroom, features musicians, psychics, artists, and writers exploring the intersection of creativity and spirituality. To find out more about Carolyn, visit her website: www.carolynwilkins.com

PostedSep 21, 2023