MUSIC & TALENT
Amber Hasan has been writing for as long as she can remember. She sees writing as sacred, a vehicle for feeling spiritually whole and fulfilling her life purpose.
She is co-founder of The Sister Tour artist collective, a grass roots organization created to offer resources and safe spaces for women artist and entrepreneurs.
Amber’s work focuses on bringing light to dark places and situations while also helping others to find and use their voices as a tool of empowerment.
Samuel Nalangira of Kampala Uganda is a multi talented musician/songwriter/performer.
Samantha Cooper’s voice is a gentle force. Her songs speak for their sound; from contemplative respites to danceable PSA’s. A veteran session musician, her voice and violin appear on over sixty albums. Sam has played in many ensembles from touring bands to old time string bands like her Great Grandpa Orlie once did.
WITH DAN RICKABUS
Music Maker. Water Protector.
Founder and Co-Executive Director of Title Track, working for clean water, racial equity and youth empowerment.
Founder of Earthwork Music, encouraging community healing through collective musicianship, and the Earthwork Harvest Gathering, a celebrated annual cultural that takes place on the family farm where I grew up.
GREAT LAKES BRASS
Inspired by New Orleans traditions, where brass bands express the pulse of communities; celebrating life, mourning loss, and looking ahead. Reverence for history is intertwined with ongoing creative adaptation, and our pledge to play it forward.
Vocalist, Actress, Composer, Poet
Original San Francisco production of Hair;
Hair, The Leaf People, Off Broadway- Aladdin, America Smith, Blood Speaks, Smoke, Fear of Oatmeal
Co-founder of First Nations A Cappella women's trio Ulali. Toured with Buffy
Sainte-Marie, The Indigo Girls and Robbie Robertson and John Trudell.
Currently touring with Martha Redbone's concert performances of her play “Bone Hill”
Recording an album with long time friend and writing partner Charley Buckland
Hadassah Greensky is an Anishinaabe (LTBB Odawa) vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist that uses collaboration, community and performance to reveal hidden female and Native American legacies in jazz to propel jazz music into the future. She attended The New School for Jazz in NYC, studying under top professors in the country and immersing herself in jazz language and culture. She has played with the likes of Roy Hargrove, Jon Baptiste, Regina Carter, James Carter, Marion Hayden, Sean Dobbins, her teacher- Scott Gwinnell and many more. Her style is rooted in Motown, soul and jazz. Her music can range from swing-era hits to modern and progressive jazz and hip-hop. She currently resides in Detroit, Michigan.