Black, Brown and Beige: Duke Ellington’s Historic Jazz Symphony
Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from it as well as commentary from Wynton Marsalis, Ellington biographer Harvey Cohen, and Ellington himself.
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