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University Forum Lecture: Aspects of Duke Ellington

When

Oct. 26, 2013, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

Description

Please join the College of Liberal Arts for the University Forum Lecture "Aspects of Duke Ellington," a talk by Arnold Jay Smith, educator and Jazz journalist, Village Voice, New York Times, etc.

The aspects include Ellington’s "Train Songs" – Ellington hated to fly – excerpts from his Long Forms, or Suites, many of which were written with Billy Strayhorn, and his latter day "Concerts of Scared Music." Mr. Smith will augment his lecture with audio & video from his personal collection. A reception will follow.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 702 895-3401
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu

Event Sponsor

College of Liberal Arts dean's office