Dr Edson Burton is a writer, storyteller, & historian living and working in Bristol. Edson has written for radio, theater and screen and performed as writer and storyteller in festivals, schools, & events. His storytelling brings together his writing and historical interest in African diaspora & Bristol history. Robert Bekele is a composer, lead musician, & teacher with a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of a music forms from classical to jazz and Latin. Robert has performed with a number of London & Bristol bands including in Bristol, the African Blues Connection. Robert can hear and feel the connections between the music and stories of his native Ghana and the African Diaspora.