Dramatic reading from Zora Neale Hurston's book: Their Eyes Were Watching God. A Capella songs from 30's & 40s woven in between music presented by Lewis Porter (piano), John Lockwood (bass) and Terri Lynn Carrington (drums). Sponsored by WPI & YWCA.
Opening Act for poet Maya Angelou
Manager: Lydia Fortune
Bio: It’s hard to pin Lydia Fortune down to one musical category given her love for all types of music. From singer/songwriter to guest jazz vocalist, her calling card is an eclectic blend of jazz, blues, spirituals, country, pop and more. Her interpretive vocals reflect a unique singing style that ha...See Full Bio
“ •“Too Late Blues,” by Lydia Fortune: This one doesn't waste any time with theatrics. It's spare, and if it hits you at the right angle, devastating. Fortune's beautiful smoky voice conveys heartbreak, will and a quiet defiance with soul and amazing dexterity."”