This multi-media work brings to life Langston Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” with music spanning from Africa to the Americas, the South to the North, opera to jazz, gospel to be-bop. Continue reading
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Firmly planted in the worlds of jazz hip hop and R& B, Grammy-nominated Robert Glasper will bring together an all-star cast featuring the Robert Glasper Experiment Continue reading
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From Caprice Corbett
QuestLove and Common talk about what a true artist is and how art and inspiration blend into the Hennessy Artistry series