Love! Laugh! Live!
"Words Speak, beam me up again please!"
Demetrius Daniel is a spoken word artist who currently resides in what is called the Washington Heights section of New York City. He has read at various venues in New York City such as the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe in the Lower Eastside, the Knitting Factory in Lower Manhattan,and coffee shops in Greenwich Village . He has also read in Harlem and frequently reads poetry at the Archway in Washington Heights. He has read poetry in cafes and coffee shops for 7 years. He originally grew up in Kensington, Ga which is in the Northwestern corner of Georgia near Chattanooga, Tennessee. He attended college at Jacksonville State University where he played trombone as a member of the Marching Southerners for four consecutive years. At Jacksonville State in 1989, is where the first version of "Ebony Beauty" was written whereupon the professor instructed him to read it to his college writing class.(The first read.)
The music on "Words Speak" was also written and played by the artist. He plays the trombone,piano, and keyboards. He also sings on some strange occasions! His poetic influences are Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Walt Whitman, and Edgar Allan Poe to name few. Musical influences range from R&B,jazz, rap,reggae, 80's pop,salsa, and merengue.
"Words Speak" brings you to a reality that will tantalize all your senses while your inner essence grows eager to experience the next episode. Being a simple spectator will not allow completion of the mission that "Words Speak" sets forth for you. You will find yourself saying, "Beam me up some more!" as the tracks transport your mind to the next scene. The energizing rhythm and soothing flow will demand and command your thoughts. So stun your tensions, engage your mind, and go where no unsuspecting listener has ever gone before!!!!!!!