Bloom at Good Hope: Jazz Trio with Langston Hughes II

Bloom at Good Hope Concert Series

Jazz Trio with Langston Hughes II

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Sat. October 8, 2022 | 5pm

Free / Pay What You Can

Langston Hughes II 21021 209 By Margot Schulman Lores
Location

Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center
14715 Good Hope Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Indoors

Masks encouraged

SHOW LENGTH

60 minutes

Langston Hughes II is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Along with being selected as a Strathmore Artist in Residence in the Class of 2022, Langston has a number of prestigious accolades and achievements under his belt. He has been a featured soloist for the United States Army Blues Orchestra, won a Gold medal in NAACP's National ACT-SO Competition, and earned multiple soloist awards from organizations such as Howard University, Berklee College of Music, The John F. Kennedy Center, and DC Jazz Festival.  

Langston brings jazz music to life, infusing every performance with his passionate, positive personality and unique life experience. Currently, Langston is a student at Howard University in Washington, D.C. studying Jazz Performance under esteemed professor Charlie Young III and other faculty such as Sais Kamalidiin and Cyrus Chestnut.

This free concert at Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center is part of Bloom by Strathmore, which strives to create community and expand access to the arts. View upcoming Bloom concerts.

About Langston Hughes II

Strathmore Artist in Residence Class of 2022

Langston Hughes II is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. As his name would suggest, Langston, attempts to create beauty. However, rather than a pen, his’s tool of choice is through music. He’s been recognized for various prestigious competitions and achievements, including being a featured soloist for the United States Army Blues Orchestra, winning a Gold medal in NAACP's National ACT-SO Competition, and earning multiple soloist awards and accolades from organizations such as Howard University, Berklee College of Music, The John F. Kennedy Center, and DC Jazz Festival. Langston has also been selected as a current Strathmore Artist in Residence for the 2021-2022 performance season.   

His sound radiates beauty, passion, and positivity. With each piece he performs or composition he writes, he invites us to share in his life experiences.  Langston is now a student at Howard University in Washington, DC studying Jazz performance under esteemed professor Charlie Young III and other faculty such as Sais Kamalidiin and Cyrus Chestnut. Above all, Langston is a follower of Christ and his mission is to create a dynamic sound and develop a voice that has a profound spiritual and emotional impact on its listeners. 

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