Saturday, 14 May 2016

African Atlantic discourses: Chinua Achebe and Langston Hughes

(Visiting poet, novelist, playwright, freedom movement exponent and distinguished Harlem Renaissance [1920s-1930s] alumnus Langston Hughes, 60, in conversation with novelist Chinua Achebe, 31, outside the [then] Achebes’ home, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, August 1962)
(Charles Mingus Sextet – with multiinstrmentalist Eric Dolphy, Cornell University 1964, “Meditations” [personnel: Mingus, bass; Johnny Coles, trumpet; Dolphy, flute, bass clarinet; Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophone; Jaki Byard, piano; Dannie Richmond, drums; recorded: live, Cornell University, 18 March 1964])
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