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Ask your mama [sound recording] : written and read by Langston Hughes / music composed by Laura Karpman.

Karpman, Laura. (Composer). Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (Lyricist, Performer). Manahan, George. (Conductor). San Francisco Ballet. Orchestra. (Performer).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 39165-39166 Disc 1 37684001089193 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 39165-39166 Disc 2 37684001089194 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Surrey, UK : Avie Records, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Laura Karpman and Langston Hughes (27 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Dedication (4:20) ; Cultural exchange (12:53) ; Ride, red, ride (4:16) ; Shade of pigmeat (7:42) ; Ode to Dinah (10:37) ; Blues in stereo (5:12) ; Horn of plenty (7:39) ; Gospel cha-cha (11:00) -- Disc 2. Is it true? (2:52) ; Ask your mama (6:51) ; Bird in orbit (12:12) ; Jazz muted-show fare, please (17:04).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Judith Sherman; co-produced by Leslie Ann Jones and Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum.
Participant or Performer Note:
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra ; George Manahan, conductor, musical director ; Janai Brugger, Angela Brown, Black Thought (of The Roots), Nnenna Freelon, Taura Stinson, Monét Owens, Medusa, Tesia Kwarteng, Erin McGlover, Langstan Hughes, vocals ; Questlove (of The Roots), drums ; Ben Wendel, saxophone ; David Poeb, piano ; M. B. Gordy, percussion ; Bart Samolis, bass ; Firas Hassan, Arabic percussion.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Sugarbox Studios NBC Studios, 2012-2014.
Summary, etc.:
Musical settings of the poems of Langston Hughes. With the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra.
Subject: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 > Musical settings.
Vocal duets with orchestra.
Monologues with music (Orchestra)
Jazz > 2001-2010.
Jazz vocals.
Electronic music.
Songs with orchestra.
African Americans > Poetry.
Genre: Songs.
Jazz.
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500 . ‡aTitle from disc label.
5110 . ‡aSan Francisco Ballet Orchestra ; George Manahan, conductor, musical director ; Janai Brugger, Angela Brown, Black Thought (of The Roots), Nnenna Freelon, Taura Stinson, Monét Owens, Medusa, Tesia Kwarteng, Erin McGlover, Langstan Hughes, vocals ; Questlove (of The Roots), drums ; Ben Wendel, saxophone ; David Poeb, piano ; M. B. Gordy, percussion ; Bart Samolis, bass ; Firas Hassan, Arabic percussion.
508 . ‡aProduced by Judith Sherman; co-produced by Leslie Ann Jones and Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum.
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500 . ‡aCompact discs.
500 . ‡aProgram notes by Laura Karpman and Langston Hughes (27 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
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945 0. ‡aShades of pigmeat / ‡cLaura Karpman. ‡0(Set cat.marc_control_number_identifier in Library Settings)686918
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945 0. ‡aGospel cha-cha / ‡cLaura Karpman. ‡0(Set cat.marc_control_number_identifier in Library Settings)686922
945 0. ‡aIs it true ? / ‡cLaura Karpman. ‡0(Set cat.marc_control_number_identifier in Library Settings)686923
945 0. ‡aAsk your mama / ‡cLaura Karpman. ‡0(Set cat.marc_control_number_identifier in Library Settings)686924
945 0. ‡aJazztet muted-show fare, please / ‡cLaura Karpman. ‡0(Set cat.marc_control_number_identifier in Library Settings)686925
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