Assistant Professor of Music James Martin, baritone, will present a celebration of jazz, spirituals, modern American art music, ragtime, gospel and Broadway that includes the poetry of Langston Hughes, known for his depictions of the black-American experience. The recital will highlight some of America’s most influential musical artists, including Duke Ellington, Scott Joplin, Fats Waller and Stevie Wonder, as well as lesser-known innovators, including Hale Smith, Harry Burleigh, Howard Swanson, Anthony Davis, Moses Hogan and Dorothy Rudd Moore. Martin will be accompanied by pianist Lynn Raley from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. The program also features contributing faculty member Michael Cameron on cello.


  • Occurred Saturday, February 17th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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