What Makes It Great? The Music of Duke Ellington
with Rob Kapilow and The Kyle Athayde Dance Party
Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston
Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger
Considered among the greatest American composers in any genre, Duke Ellington’s work looms large on the cultural landscape. In this performance, Rob Kapilow shines the What Makes it Great? spotlight on important elements of Ellington’s It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Nutcracker Suite, Queen’s Suite, Such Sweet Thunder and Afro-Eurasian Eclipse.
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