Tuesday, April 29, 2014

APM's 'Performance Today' Celebrates Duke Ellington's 115th Birthday April 29 with Classical Suite from 'The River', Available Online on Demand

Duke Ellington (1899-1974) was a jazz and classical composer who is featured at AfriClassical.com

Duke Ellington's Suite from The River ends the first hour of the April 29, 2014 program of American Public Media's Performance Today:

Duke Ellington (arr. Ron Collier)
Suite from The River: 1. Spring; 2. Meander; 3. Giggling Rapids; 4. Lake; 5. Vortex; 6. Riba
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Duke Ellington Festival, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of Duke Ellington's Suite from The River can be heard on demand by going to the Program Archive for April 29, 2014 at the website 

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