Langston Hughes Quote: “Jazz, to me, is one of…”

Jazz, to me, is one of the inherent expressions of Negro life in America: the eternal tom-tom beating in the Negro soul – the tom-tom of revolt against weariness in a white world, a world of subway trains, and work, work, work; the tom-tom of joy and laughter, and pain swallowed in a smile.

Langston Hughes


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Name: Langston Hughes
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: February 1, 1902
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