All Hands On Deck

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“Garnering love with their landmark release…
a superb showcase of ‘song-poems’ ”

–San Francisco Bay Guardian

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“All Hands on Deck”


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All Hands on Deck, the CD, the debut release of UpSurge! JazzPoetry Ensemble, has been nominated for an Indie (independent music award) by the association for Independent Music (AFIM). All Hands on Deck, blending an unusual mix of swinging, cutting-edge jazz with provocative, intelligent performance poetry has received critical acclaim and is one of the five nominees in the spoken word category.

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