Sun, Apr 23|
Fassler Hall Tulsa
The Weary Blues Jazz & Poetry Concert
The Weary Blues Jazz & Poetry Concert by Langston Hughes & Charles Mingus performed by Quraysh Ali Lansana & Oklahoma Jazz Musicians
Time & Location
Apr 23, 2023, 7:30 PM
Fassler Hall Tulsa, 304 S Elgin Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120, USA
Purchase tickets in advance or buy at the door. $15.00 each.
Weary Blues (also referred to as The Weary Blues) is an album by the American poet Langston Hughes, who recites several of his poems over jazz accompaniment composed and arranged by Leonard Feather and Charles Mingus. The album was recorded on March 17 & 18, 1958 in New York and was released on the MGM label in 1959. It was later reissued on Verve Records.
Performed by Quraysh Ali Lansana & some of Oklahoma's best Jazz musicians.
This event is in partnership with Tulsa Jazz, Tulsa Artist Fellowship, and Tri-City Collective, Inc.
Trombone - Naomi Wharry
Trumpet - Damian Rozell
Keys - Cole Cribbs
Bass - Dean Demerritt
Tenor Sax - Tommy Poole
Drums - George Toumayan
Guitar - Nathan Pape