From Library Journal
Hughes wrote this brief paean to jazz in 1955. In it, he discusses the music's history and highlights its greatest heroes as well as its various forms.
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About the Author
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) ranks as one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century. A landmark figure in the Harlem Renaissance, his work profoundly captures and celebrates the trials and triumphs of his exquisitely drawn characters. In addition to his poetry, he was also the author of the novels Now Without Laughter
and Something in Common
, the play Mulatto
, and two volumes of autobiography.