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Arts in Focus Series presents the Langston Hughes Project at Clemens Fine Art Center

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A multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes' kaleidoscopic jazz poem, "Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz" is Hughes' homage verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom in America and abroad in the early 1960s. Featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet, this creative collaboration of words, sounds and images explores the wonderful world of blues, gospels songs, boogie woogie, bebop and progressive jazz, Afro-Cuban mambo music, West Indian caypso, African drumming and more!

Arts in Focus Series presents the Langston Hughes Project at Clemens Fine Art Center

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