Jazz singer Maggie Brown celebrates the work of her late father – musician, playwright, poet and civil rights activist Oscar Brown, Jr. – with an evening of music and spoken word. A Legacy of Jazz and Poetry explores Oscar Brown, Jr.’s illustrious career – from his impact on the Black arts movement to his timeless influence on today’s young hip-hop artists.

Cast & Artists

The Artists

  • Directed by: Sylvia M. Ewing

The Cast

  • Jeff Baraka
  • Africa Brown
  • Maggie Brown
  • Duane Jones
  • Keith M. Kelley
  • Frank Parker, Jr.
  • Shawn Wallace

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