J. Ivy: The Poet Who Sat By The Door
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ABOUT THE SHOW
J. Ivy and his band visit City Winery on the heels of their Grammy win for The Poet Who Sat By The Door which was recorded in Nashville and brought home the inaugural Best Spoken Word Poetry Album award. J. Ivy provides an opus of observations on life with messages of endurance, love, passion, oppression, inspiration, faith and healing. The poet is the national spokesperson for Bulleit Bourbon, is Time Magazine’s Editor at Large for Poetry, and he is featured on this year’s Ebony Power 100 List. J. Ivy is widely known for his appearances on HBO Def Poetry and for his feature with Jay-Z on Kanye West’s 2004 album, The College Dropout.