Michael Hecht combines excerpts of published words and published music to create an emotional collaboration. He reads aloud from the works of Langston Hughes, Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, Earnest Hemingway, Ken Bruen, Dennis LeHane, and others, with the music of Pharoah Sanders, the Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, and more mixed in. contact: lmhecht at att.net
Melvin Hitlon hosts Marcus Slatten and Roger Brooks whom together recite poems from Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson among others. Excerpts from Stephen Schottenfeld’s Bluff City Pawn: A novel is also read.
Melvin Hinton hosts Roger Brooks who reads excerpts from Douglas J. Wood’s book the “Presidential Intentions”. “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”, “Dreams”, “The Weary Blues” as well as part of “Let America Be America Again” written by Langston Hughes is also read during this hour.