Thursday, April 2, 2009

Original Sheet Music of Duke Ellington & R. Nathaniel Dett Shown by Tony Garrett in Saint Paul

[The Definitive Duke Ellington; Sony 61444 (2000)]

Jazz archivist/historian Tony Garrett will share information and insights about the history of jazz. Tony Garrett's Jazz World Exhibit has been called a history lesson, a jazz lesson and a look at the history of photography. It includes family heirlooms, rare phonograph records and a stereoscope, original sheet music from Duke Ellington, R. Nathaniel Dett, and Ethel Waters, and more. This event is free. Everyone is welcome.” 

Wednesday, April 15, 7:00 pm at Arlington Hills Branch Library of the Saint Paul Public Library
Sunday, April 19, 2:00 pm at Central Library of Saint Paul Public Library
[Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899-1874) and R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) are profiled at, where a complete Works List for R. Nathaniel Dett, by Dr. Dominique-René de Lerma, can be found.]

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