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Lansing musicians produce spoken word project


A new recording project features Lansing artists working in the realm of spoken word music. Scott Pohl talks with Tyler Jenson, the musician responsible for “Speak Life: The Spoken Word Collection Vol. 1,” and one of the artists, Twyla Birdsong.

Spoken word music occupies the space between rhythm and blues and hip hop. It can convey a mood and a message in ways that other genres can’t.

A new recording project unites the talents of Lansing musicians in a spoken word offering called “Speak Life: The Spoken Word Collection Volume One.”

Current State's Scott Pohl talks with producer Tyler Jenson and one of the artists involved, Twyla Birdsong.

Scott Pohl is a general assignment news reporter and produces news features and interviews. He is also an alternate local host on NPR's "Morning Edition."
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