Echoes Of Ellington

(1989)

Echoes of Ellington is a dance theatre tribute to the great Duke Ellignton, based on original compositions and arrangements by Billy Taylor from RRDC's Poets & Peacemakers acclaimed muliti-arts productions. 

 

Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington has been acknowledged by the world as the premiere musician-composer-band leader of the 20th Century. From the 1920's at the Cotton Club in Harlem, through the 1970's at Carnegie Hall and symphony halls throughout the world Ellignton was a major force among his peers, and a favorite of the public worldwide. 

 

The best of his work has inspired the admiration of music lovers and the eternal respect of his fellow composers, orchestra leaders and musicians. Ellington's place among the recognized immortals of contemporary music has been assured. 

 

"Echoes of Ellington...an engaging suite of dramtic and humorous vgnettes based on everybody's favorite Ellington tunes."

-New York Times 

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Sat  10am -9pm

Sun  11am-6pm

 

Ongoing activities of the company are also made possible by assistance from New York State Council on the Arts, NY City Department of Cultural Affairs, NY City Council member, Rosie Mendez- District 2, NY Foundation For the Arts, NY Community Trust, Fourth Arts Block (FAB), Middle Collegiate Church, Corporation of the Collegiate Church, many friends and patrons.