Topic: Danny Queen
Danny R. Queen is a rarity among us. His poetry soars with personal power and conviction. For more than ten years, Danny has been the host and producer of Color Me Poetry, a popular show which airs on BSU-TV, Bowie State University television station. Currently, the show is being broadcast to an estimated 300,000 viewers every Monday night. Since the show beginning, Danny has introduced his viewers to a wide variety of creative artists and poets. Notable among the list of guest have been authors Marita Golden, J. California Cooper,Eloise Greenfield,Omar Tyree, Nathan McCall and Sharon Bell Mathis. Other notable guest as Willie Jolley. His most recent project was the release of SOUNDTRAK TO A DREAM, his first CD. Performed with some of the finest musicians and vocalist in the Washington Metropolitan area, SOUNDTRAK TO A DREAM is a masterful blend of poetry and prose. This CD was produced with none other than world renown musical genius Robert Northern (Brother Ah) who has performed with the likes of John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Quincy Jones. Co-produced by Milton E. Russ II. Danny was featured in the Novemer 24, 1999 edition of the Washington Post in an article that highlighted some of the work he's done throughout the years and continues to do. Shortly before that, he was featured in the August 3, 1999 edition of the Prince George's Journal (Prince George's County, MD). Danny's work has earned him many awards, including the American Song Festival Certificate of Merit and the American Black Book Writers Association Award.