As a practitioner of the Blues, Karma Mayet describes her sound as “equal parts funk and glitter, cornbread and molasses.” Born in Chicago, the composer and performer has traveled the globe, collaborating with the likes of Meshell Ndegeocello, Lizz Wright, Vernon Reid, and The Roots. Karma has developed her own unique practice called Rootsong, which combines yogic healing with the power of voice. Credits: Hosted and produced by Eleanor Bennett. Executive Producer is Thea Wood. "You Ain't Changed," "September Song" and "Woman" by Karma Mayet. Voiceover by Cathryn Wood. Photograph by Karl Ferguson Jr.
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In this episode, Karma Mayet covers:
Why she wept the first time she went to the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival
Building a career as a strong, independent artist and paying the bills
The historic role black women like blues artist Bessie Smith played in founding the music industry
How the voice can be used as a medicine and tonic for inner healing
The power of forgiveness and accountability when collaborating with fellow artists
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Karma Mayet “September Song”
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