Consistency, creativity and longevity: all of these words describe one so deft with words: A.K. Toney. This brother was a fixture in Leimert Park, CA. He was there and entrenched long before I showed up in the early 1990’s.

It is with great pleasure that we present selected videos on featuring the live, sonic poetry of A.K. Toney. It is relatively rare to get material from my mentionable contemporaries of that era (which is one of the main reasons why was put online in 1998). It been a long time coming but here we are…


venuer presents “Venetian Cosmos,” “At Poet’s Jazz House in Leimert Park, CA,” “A.K. Toney at Stories Books,” and “Interview.”

Presentation Design and Research  by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite