Celebrate Life

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Celebrate Life – Stories of the Sublime and Absurd is a blend of humorous stories and songs that celebrate life, love, travel, and relationships. Includes stories about Namaya’s neighbors in Vermont and adventures around the world.

Stories, songs and poems by international performance artist and humorist

Namaya, as a solo artist or with his band the Jazz Beat Blues Poetry ensemble, has performed in colleges, clubs in the USA and beyond.  Namaya has performed at the leading poetry venues Nuyorican, the Bowery, Portland Jazz Fest, and internationally on tour in Europe, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and at the No Black Tie in Kuala Lumpur. He has performed on five continents and in the Middle East in Palestine and Syria.  Aquarian magazine described him as “The high wire artist of the spoken word.”

Combining the art of jazz poetry, story, Namaya leads us to a place of enchantment.

Viva La Vida: 2019-2020

Namaya is touring with “Celebrate Life: Viva La Vida” 2019-2020. 

Namaya says, “In a world of such madness and pain, it is vital for stories that celebrate the absurdity and joys of life.”

Namaya Ir’Rev Jazz:

Coming to New Orleans in December 2019 with John Ranking

Performance of jazz, word, and improvisation with one of the leading proponents of jazz poetry.  Stay tuned for details.

Celebrate Life eBook

Yes – to life. Yes – to the extraordinary possibilities in life. What inspires you? What is your manifesto in life? What satisfies you deeply – to the bone? “Celebrate Life” are stories, anecdotes, and, yes, poems about the journey of life. Don’t be scared of the poems. They ain’t fancy or intellectual things; they’re more bread and butter poems about life, and they might even make you laugh.

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