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East River Jazz presents Billy Strayhorn's Birthday Celebration: The Lovejoy Group
11/27/2015

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The Lovejoy Group presents The Giant that Lived in the Shadows, honoring Billy Strayhorn as the genius behind Ellington, his life, and his music. The performance is an exploration of Strayhorn’s soulful and haunting melodies, captivating harmonies, and sophisticated lyrics. His music seduced and challenged the musical world while expanding the artistic vocabulary of American society. 

Part of East River Jazz’s Strayhorn Centennial Celebration Series.

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