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Posts tagged Billy Strayhorn

December 28, 2016

 

Take Five X 18: Writings On Jazz For NPR’s A Blog Supreme

Looking back at NPR's "jazz in five recordings" series.

October 12, 2016

 

Norman Granz’s Jazz Scene

An anthology that helped to elevate the artistic stature of jazz.

November 28, 2010

 

The Billy Strayhorn Songbook

Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.

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