Mid-River Bulletin Board
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Big Band celebration of Duke Ellington

Friday, December 2, 2022
At VJC and online
Vermont Jazz Center
74 Cotton Mill Hill, #222
Brattleboro, VT

 

In person at the Vermont Jazz Center with a simultaneous livestream at vtjazz.org and on the Vermont Jazz Center’s Facebook page.

The VJC Big Band performs the compositions and arrangements of Duke Ellington, featuring the clarinet and vocal work of Evan Arntzen.

Ellington composed over 3,000 songs and performed in over 20,000 concerts throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. His big band was one of the longest-lived of any in all of jazz history.

Ellington is widely considered to be one of the United States’ most important composers of any musical form. He earned a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1966, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969, and the Legion of Honor by France in 1973; he was posthumously awarded a special award citation from the Pulitzer Prize Board.



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Big Band celebration of Duke Ellington

Friday, December 2, 2022
At VJC and online
Vermont Jazz Center
74 Cotton Mill Hill, #222
Brattleboro, VT

 

In person at the Vermont Jazz Center with a simultaneous livestream at vtjazz.org and on the Vermont Jazz Center’s Facebook page.

The VJC Big Band performs the compositions and arrangements of Duke Ellington, featuring the clarinet and vocal work of Evan Arntzen.

Ellington composed over 3,000 songs and performed in over 20,000 concerts throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. His big band was one of the longest-lived of any in all of jazz history.

Ellington is widely considered to be one of the United States’ most important composers of any musical form. He earned a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1966, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969, and the Legion of Honor by France in 1973; he was posthumously awarded a special award citation from the Pulitzer Prize Board.



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Big Band celebration of Duke Ellington

Friday, December 2, 2022
At VJC and online
Vermont Jazz Center
74 Cotton Mill Hill, #222
Brattleboro, VT

 

In person at the Vermont Jazz Center with a simultaneous livestream at vtjazz.org and on the Vermont Jazz Center’s Facebook page.

The VJC Big Band performs the compositions and arrangements of Duke Ellington, featuring the clarinet and vocal work of Evan Arntzen.

Ellington composed over 3,000 songs and performed in over 20,000 concerts throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. His big band was one of the longest-lived of any in all of jazz history.

Ellington is widely considered to be one of the United States’ most important composers of any musical form. He earned a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1966, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969, and the Legion of Honor by France in 1973; he was posthumously awarded a special award citation from the Pulitzer Prize Board.



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