This official Piccolo Spoleto event will include world-premiere performances of new settings of Charleston’s Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker’s poetry composed by Robert Lewis, Gregory, and guest composer David Linaburg. Classical soprano Jill Terhaar Lewis will be singing Marcus’ poems. Marcus will also perform some spoken word pieces.
Classical soprano Jill Terhaar Lewis with jazz musicians Robert Lewis (saxophone) and Gerald Gregory (piano) explore repertoire that resides in and in between classical and jazz genres.
Marcus Amaker is Charleston’s first Poet Laureate. He’s also a well-known graphic designer, videographer and musician.