Jada B.

Jada B. (born November 16, 1979 in Bloomington, Indiana) is a poet/singer/songwriter/performance artist and founder of Verbal Terrorism Productions] [cite news | publisher = Verbal Terrorism Productions | url=http://www.freewebs.com/verbalterrorism/aboutvtp.htm | title="About VTP"] , sometimes stylized as jada b. Member of defunct bands The Wina-Freds, [>cite news | publisher = The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Support Services Library | url=http://www.indiana.edu/~glbtlib/wp/?p=40 | title="MORE QUEER INVASION! The Wina-Freds, Verbal Terrorism"] The Prizms & Bonanza Jellybean. She recently opened for Bitch + The Exciting Conclusion (NYC). [>cite news | publisher =Verbal Terrorism Productions | url=http://www.freewebs.com/verbalterrorism/index.htm | title="VTP News!"]

Biography

Jada B. attended Indiana University where she studied theatre, telecom, gender studies & folklore. During her time at IU she supplied the voice of Marie Shannon in the Mind's Ear Audio Production of "French Quarter" by Joel Pierson and Dana Dyer Pierson. [cite news | publisher = Minds-Ear Audio Productions | url=http://www.minds-ear.org/makingofFQ.htm | title="The Making of French Quarter"] It was the winner of the Golden Headset for Best Multicast Audio of the Year and the Communicator Award Crystal Award of Excellence. Jada B. has performed her poetry on The Poets Weave with Jenny Kander on WFIU 103FM [cite news | publisher = The Poets Weave | url=http://wfiu.org/poetsweave.htm | title="The Poets Weave with Jenny Kander Guest Jada B.] She also founded Verbal Terrorism Productions [cite news | publisher = Verbal Terrorism Productions | url=http://www.freewebs.com/verbalterrorism/aboutvtp.htm | title="About VTP"] in October 2001 as a response to her concerns that America was heading for a world war after the 9/11 attacks. Based in Bloomington, Indiana, Verbal Terrorism Productions or VTP for short strives to create a place for artistry to flourish in rural Indiana far away from the corporate media and the commercial art and music scene. It has also been a haven for indie touring artists to expand their friendship and fan base.

Current Projects

Jada B. is singing in a Bloomington, IN based band called The Ladyquakes!. She is working on a new collection of poetry called "in ideath" & she is directing a cabaret event for Indiana University's Sexploration Week. She is also recording her poetry for a new segment on BloomingOUT [cite news | publisher = BloomingOUT Radio | url=http://news.wfhb.org/news/newstopics.php?tid=1&nophotos=&limit=10&start=40 | title="bloomingOUT 09/27/07"] radio on WFHB 98.1 92.3 FM in bloomington Indiana & on the web.

Bibliography

Poetry zines

* "Clawmarks & Moon Phrases" This poetry Zine/chapter book was produced by VTP. 33 copies of the zine were made in 2003 and sold at shows and Boxcar Books [cite news | publisher = Boxcar Books | url=http://www.boxcarbooks.org/index.php?set_albumName=album27&name=gallery&include=view_album.php| title="Verbal Terrorism Show 10-1-04 - Jada B., Denise Dill & Marc Bonadies"] in Bloomington IN. The original was destroyed by Jada B. Only 4 copies are left of this book. (2003)

Chapter Books

* "in ideath" Jada is currently working on a new collection of poems called "in ideath" with selected work from 2002-2008 & a companion CD "yet to be titled" featuring work from her unreleased album "Jagged: small poems, shallow cuts and other bruises" (2008)

Discography

Albums

Poetry/Spoken Word

* "" Not Released...Tacks Lost (2004)Parts of this album will be re-released on her upcoming album "in ideath" (2008)

The Wina-Freds

* "Ceremonies of Light & Darkness" [cite news | publisher = The Wina-Freds | url=http://www.myspace.com/thewinafreds | title="The Wina-Freds: Ceremonies of Light & Darkness] recorded by Razzleberry Recording(2006) Limited Release (available now only by request)

Collaborations

* "Denise Dill" (self titled album by "Denise Dill"...Spoken Word & Backing Vocals on "Pattern" & "Prism") (2004) [cite news | publisher = Denise Dill | url=http://denisedillmusic.com/discography.html | title="Denise Dill self titled album featuring Jada B."]

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External links

* [http://www.freewebs.com/verbalterrorism/ Verbal Terrorism Productions]
* [http://www.myspace.com/verbalterrorism VTP on Myspace]
* [http://www.myspace.com/thewinafreds The Wina-Freds]

References


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