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Langston Hughes Project

The Langston Hughes Project is a mul media concert performance of Langston Hughes’s kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite ‘Ask Your Mama’ which is Hughes’s hom- age in verse and music to the struggle for ar s c and social freedom at home and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s. It is a twelve-part epic poem which Hughes scored with musical cues drawn from blues and Dixieland, gospel songs, boogie woogie, bebop and progressive jazz, La n “cha cha” and Afro-Cuban mambo music, German lieder, Jewish liturgy, West Indian calypso, and African drumming — a creative masterwork left unperformed at his death.

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White Plains Performing Arts Center, Inc.
11 City Place 3rd Floor (City Center)
White Plains, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Times: 8:00 pm

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Presenter: White Plains performing Arts Center
Presenter Phone: 914 328 1600