What's new

Welcome to oewav | Welcome My Forum

Join us now to get access to all our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, and so, so much more. It's also quick and totally free, so what are you waiting for?

Melodic Wanderlust: Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite

Hoca

Administrator
Staff member
Joined
Feb 16, 2024
Messages
1,116
Reaction score
0
Points
16
Originally titled “Impressions Of The Far East,” this Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn suite was inspired by the Ellington Orchestra’s State Department-sponsored tour of the Far and Middle East in the fall of 1963. Reuben Jackson explores this extended work, which is imaginative and swinging, radical yet accessible.

This video is presented courtesy of NEK-TV.



About the Presenter​


Jazz scholar Reuben Jackson speaking with a microphone
Reuben Jackson is archivist with the University of The District Of Columbia’s Felix E Grant Jazz Archives . He’s also a poet whose work has been included in over 40 anthologies From 2012 until 2018- he was host of Friday Night Jazz on Vermont Public Radio.



The post Melodic Wanderlust: Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite appeared first on Vermont Humanities.
 
Top Bottom