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Ice T and Ron McCurdy perform Langston Hughes jazz poems

Ice T and Ron McCurdy perform Langston Hughes’s Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods For Jazz

West Coast rapper-cum-actor Ice T will join trumpeter Ron McCurdy for a performance of Langston Hughes’s jazz poem suite Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods For Jazz at The Barbican, London. Written in the early 1960s as a homage to the struggle for creative freedom, Hughes’s 12 part poem and music remained unperformed at the time of his death in 1967.

Ask Your Mama is part of the Langston Hughes Project happening at the Barbican, London, on 21 November. More information can be found here.