Danie Ocean Jackson is a folk/jazz singer/songwriter, composer, writer, and life coach. They live with their partner, father, and a cat named Lyric in Media, Pennsylvania. Danie is a 2020 Leeway Foundation Transformation Award recipient. To book Danie for a performance, speaking engagement, or inquire about life coaching, email them at [email protected].
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Here’s what my blindness made me realize about superheroes
Reinventing the hero
Danie Jackson grew up loving superheroes, but a changing career and coping with vision loss brought a new perspective on helping and accepting help.
How do protests and a pandemic invite us to rediscover play?
The power of play
Danie Jackson knows that taking a walk is safer for some bodies than for others—but there are still ways to stay open to the good in the world.
Does the cultural renaissance in Media, PA include everybody?
No welcome at home
Media, PA is getting is own accolades as an arts and culture destination—but does this historic Philly suburb actually welcome performers of all backgrounds? Danie Ocean considers.
Losing your sight means adaptation, in life as well as music. I seize the rhythm.
A drummer’s Pride and joy
Delight is something writer and musician Danie Ocean wants more of, and that means picking up a new instrument. It’s a career move, but also a move for Black, queer, blind, nonbinary joy.
Black, queer, disabled self-love is a necessary act of rebellion and healing
The power of equanimity
Writer and musician Danie Ocean Jackson has learned how hard it can be to sense the world from the inside out rather than the outside in, but it’s more necessary than ever.