University Forum Lecture: Aspects of Duke Ellington

When: Oct. 26, 2013, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Campus Location: Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Office/Remote Location: Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

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

Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts dean's office

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