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The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble, Glee Club and Gospel Ensemble: The Sacred Concert Music of Duke Ellington

Read "The Sacred Concert Music of Duke Ellington" reviewed by Jack Bowers


This is an absorbing entry in the “Duke Ellington Centennial Sweepstakes,” ably performed in concert by the Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and a cast of thousands (actually, the Glee Club and Gospel Ensemble) conducted by Anthony Branker. The music is excerpted from Ellington’s three Concerts of Sacred Music, which premiered in 1965, ’68 and ’73 ...


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