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Photo of Henry 'Red' Allen and his band played jazz to Langston Hughes's poetry

Henry "Red" Allen and his band played jazz to Langston Hughes's poetry.

CREDIT: Gottlieb, William P. "[Portrait of Jay Higginbotham, Pete Johnson, Henry Allen, and Lester Young, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., ca. 1940]." Circa 1940. William P. Gottlieb - Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz, Library of Congress.



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