07. May 2008 · Comments Off · Categories: Links, Ramble

You know how I just blogged about thinking of mixing music, poetry and art? Heh. Read:

Ice-T, the provocative rapper and actor, will perform with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on June 18 at Hilbert Circle Theatre in what is believed to be his first symphony engagement.

He will narrate “Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz,” a poem from the 1960s by Langston Hughes. The ISO and the McCurdy/Wright Jazz Quartet will accompany the poetry, while images by photographer Gordon Parks and painters Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence are projected above the stage.

(RTWT)

Not exactly what I had envisioned, but still ….

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