Shinnerrie Jackson, Core Ensemble Bring 'Ain't I a Woman' to Morrison Artists Series

Author: San Francisco Classical Voice
March 6, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL VOICE -- The legacy of four African American women leaders and influencers springs to life in the chamber music theatre work, “Ain’t I a Woman.” Through spoken words, song and live reenactments by actress Shinnerrie Jackson with music from the New York-based trio, the Core Ensemble, the 90-minute work March 15 at Knuth Hall on the San Francisco State University campus draws from historical archives and includes traditional Deep South spirituals, music from the Jazz Age, and works by American composer Diane Monroe.

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