Billy Taylor

Duke Ellington’s career traces the entire history of jazz. The repertoire associated with him contains the most important elements in the music and provides concrete examples of some of the best ways to present the music in the widest variety of settings-radio, TV, recordings, movies, concert halls, festivals, solo, small ensemble, big band, symphony orchestra, opera, Broadway shows…. You name it, he did it!

“Duke Ellington’s career traces the entire history of jazz. The repertoire associated with him contains the most important elements in the music and provides concrete … Read More