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The Langston Hughes Project featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet

Presented by North Central College Fine & Performing Arts at North Central College - Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville IL

Feb 25 2023
The Langston Hughes Project featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet

North Central College presents The Langston Hughes Project: Ask Your Mama (12 Moods for Jazz) featuring the Ron McCurdy Quartet – an emotionally infused multimedia performance.

The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes's kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite, "Ask Your Mama" - Hughes's homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom at home and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s. "Ask Your Mama" is a twelve-part epic poem which Hughes scored with musical cues drawn from blues and Dixieland, gospel songs, boogie woogie, bebop and progressive jazz, Latin "cha cha" and Afro-Cuban mambo music, German lieder,

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ADMISSION INFO

Pricing: $40, $35

A $4 online processing fee is included for all tickets purchased online. Tickets ordered less than 10 days in advance will be held in Will Call. All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 25, 2023 at 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

North Central College - Wentz Concert Hall

171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL 60540

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