Jahmés Tony Finlayson

Jahmés Finlayson Jahmés Tony Finlayson is an accomplished musician, performing artist, storyteller and workshop facilitator. His interactive and engaging presentations include music, songs, stories and movement of Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas and beyond. He has presented numerous concerts and assemblies at schools, libraries, religious institutions and universities across the country and his programs are enthusiastically received by young and old alike. He has facilitated workshops and therapeutic music sessions for wellness conferences and several peer mediation and conflict resolution organizations. Jahmés also conducts classroom sessions and workshops on Creativity, Creative Use of Found Objects, and Instrument Making. He is the musical director of the deaf and hard of hearing drum ensemble, Children of the Sun, at the Center fir the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and has led a variety of drumming workshops for deaf and hard of hearing and special needs children and adults. He has been affiliated with the world renowned Ko-Thi African Dance Company as poet, musician and prop designer for more than two decades and is a founding member of One Drum.