Listen: Langston Hughes, Classic: Harlem in Vogue… ft. Charles Mingus

From ART | library deco: 

Langston Hughes
Harlem in Vogue: The Poetry and Jazz of Langston Hughes

These poems are dark and bitter, “some of the harshest political verse ever penned by an American,” writes Hughes scholar Arnold Rampersad.

Langston Hughes – narrator
Charles Mingus – bass
Jimmy Knepper – trombone
Shafi Hadi – tenor saxophone
Horace Parlan – piano
Kenny Dennis – drums

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