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Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz, The Langston Hughes Project

April 05, 2006

Two Free Performances on April 18, 2006

  • 9:50 to 11:05 a.m.
  • Chandler Gilbert Community College
  • Pecos Campus
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Info: Mike Greene (480) 732-7146
  • 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Arizona State University
  • Polytechnic Campus, Mesa
  • Student Union Cooley Ballrooms
  • Info: (480) 727-1098

Experience the collaborative masterwork of the poet Langston Hughes and jazz bassist/composer Charles Mingus. This epic jazz poem suite is a homage in verse and music to the African-American struggle for artistic and social freedom in America in the 1960s.