This is Jo’s amazing performance about choosing not to die: Jo Carson crossing the River Styx: Alternate ROOTS 2010

Here’s a marvelous story Jo performed in Sautee Nacoochee, a piece that was cut from the Higher Ground play, about Jack – you’ve heard of Jack, right?

Here’s a piece she recorded for NPR (courtesy of Phil Leonard).

And another for NPR (thanks again Phil).

Here is Jo at the 35th Birthday Party for Alternate ROOTS, describing the founding of the organization and its importance to the world today.  Jo Carson: ROOTSFest 2011

Here are two pieces of NPR goodness, Jo’s obituary (air date: Friday, September 30) and a letter in response to it (from Monday, October 3).  NPR Obituary: Jo Carson   Letter about Jo Carson obituary

Here is the link to Alternate ROOTS’ memorial edition of their newsletter, all about Jo, with additional offerings from artists like Will MacAdams and Joe Lambert:

Marlene Mountain published a poem she wrote about Jo:



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