Bill T. Jones:
The dancer, the singer, the cellist ... and a moment of creative magic

TED2015 · 6:26 · Filmed Mar 2015
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Legendary dance choreographer Bill T. Jones and TED Fellows Joshua Roman and Somi didn't know exactly what was going to happen when they took the stage at TED2015. They just knew they wanted to offer the audience an opportunity to witness creative collaboration in action. The result: An improvised piece they call "The Red Circle and the Blue Curtain," so extraordinary it had to be shared ...

Director/choreographer, dancer
With his artistry and creativity, Bill T. Jones has inspired a generation of dancers, choreographers — and audiences. Full bio
Joshua Roman, a TED Fellow, is an independent-minded cellist. Full bio
Vocalist, composer and culturist
With her lustrous voice and wide-ranging musical curiosity, Somi spins elegant vocal jazz from African legacies. Full bio
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