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The Sophisticated Sounds of Duke Ellington
July 22, 2021 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Virtual Class Instructor: Jonno Lightstone, Musician / In partnership with JCC Central NJ
Legendary jazz musician and bandleader Duke Ellington, famous for such standards as Mood Indigo, Take the ATrain and Sophisticated Lady, composed thousands of scores for the stage, screen and contemporary songbook over his 50-year career. Ellington overcame racial, social, and musical obstacles to create his own unique blend of complex, yet accessible jazz. Enjoy this lecture, including video clips and musical selections performed by Jonno Lightstone.
DATES & TIMES: Monday, July 22, 11:15am-12:15pm / COST: $10 JCC Member, $15 Guest