The Langston Hughes Project w/ Malcolm-Jamal Warner and the Ron McCurdy Quartet. The work is based on Hughes’ epic poem, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz. Music composed by Ron McCurdy and Eli Brueggemann.
The Langston Hughes Project
Embodying Langston Hughes at His Best
A multimedia concert performance of Hughes’ kaleidoscopic jazz poem, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, which features Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Cosby Show) and the Ron McCurdy Quartet. Ask Your Mama is Hughes’ homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom in America and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s.