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Featuring New York's Metta Quintet
One of the most prolific, celebrated musicians in music history, Duke Ellington’s canon comprises a timeless, highly personal aural account of both the human condition and the African-American experience of the 20th century. Through the creative integration of live music, captivating video projections, live narration and numerous audience participation segments, JazzReach’s Ellington! introduces new generations to a wide variety of Duke’s many musical achievements, from hit songs to blues riffs to extended suites and scores for stage and screen.
Whether you're a jazz aficionado, or a complete newbie, this concert is a great way to learn more, and enjoy more, about jazz and the music of Duke Ellington.
Friday, January 26 at 7:30pm
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA