The Langston Hughes Project presents Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz, a multimedia performance embodying poet Langston Hughes’s jazz poem suite. The performance will take place on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Agave Community Room at Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Pecos Campus (2626 East Pecos Road Chandler Az 85225.)
The twelve part epic poem is a homage in verse and music to the African American struggle for artistic and social freedom in the 1960’s.
Experience the poem through spoken word with Dr. Ron McCurdy, accompanied by live music from the Ron McCurdy Quartet with images and video from the Harlem Renaissance.
This event is free and open to the public, however there is limited seating. For more information visit Ron McCurdy’s website.
This event is co-sponsored by Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Arizona State University.