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The Langston Hughes Project

(904) 807-2010

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829 North Davis Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

The Langston Hughes Project

The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes’s kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite. Ask Your Mama is Hughes’s homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom, 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, Latin “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.

 

 

Dates and Times
Saturday, February 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Venue: Ritz Theatre and Museum
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Event Date: Feb 10, 2018
Time: 8:00pm