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Posts tagged Langston Hughes

February 2, 2011

 

Langston Hughes Weary Blues

Hughes’ Blues: The Langston Hughes Songbook

Langston Hughes, songwriter? The celebrated African-American author wrote numerous songs, recorded by Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, Gary Bartz, and others.

February 26, 2005

 

Word From Mingus

A program of Charles Mingus' 1950s spoken-word collaborations with poet Langston Hughes, monologuist Jean Shepherd, and actor Melvin Stewart.

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The Music Of Tierney Sutton

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This week, we feature an interview with Grammy-nominated jazz singer Tierney Sutton.

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