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Leimert Park
Kamau Daaood
Leimert Park
Genres: Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
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All Artists: Kamau Daaood
Title: Leimert Park
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Mama Records
Original Release Date: 8/26/1997
Re-Release Date: 9/23/1997
Genres: Jazz, Special Interest, Pop
Style: Poetry, Spoken Word & Interviews
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 734956101923

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Great Collection of Poetry
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It was totally by accident that I heard this CD. My girlfriend and I were at a record store and she was taking forever to decide what she wanted. Finally, fighting boredom, I discovered a listening booth and stumbled onto this CD. The minute it started playing, I was immediately blown away. Thank God for listening booths!From the first track to the last, I was knocked out by this guy's delivery and the jazz riffs playing in the background. He's got a voice that's kind of like a smooth late night DJ that's so cool that you don't even care what he's saying. But after listening to it a few times, I really started to dig the words too. This guy's great. I bought the CD that night and I'm not even into poetry or jazz.My girlfriend thought I was crazy when I bought it, but now she's digging the CD too. As a matter of fact, I have to check to make sure she doesn't take it to work with her.As a result of listening to this CD, I am now seeking out other poets who recite their works in Leimert Park, a mostly black section of L.A. This by a white guy, who was born and raised in the Midwest and who grew up listening to the Stones!Having lived in L.A. for over two years, I was totally unaware of this area. But now, I can be seen there almost every Wednesday night at the World Stage, where Daa'ood has appeared as well as some other great poets.I'm so jazzed that I might even start writing my own poetry!"