Such Sweet Thunder: A Listening Session
Renowned composers and instrumentalists Courtney Bryan and Nicole Mitchell will join Professor Brent Hayes Edwards for a live listening session featuring the Duke Ellington Orchestra’s 1957 recording of Such Sweet Thunder, sharing some of their favorite sections of Ellington’s suite and discussing some of the innovative ways Ellington and his collaborator Billy Strayhorn orchestrated their classic “tone parallel” to Shakespeare.
Please note that though this is a public event, in accordance with Columbia University’s COVID-19 protocols for public health, in-person attendance is restricted to Columbia affiliates. All other attendees can attend via the event livestream.
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Center for Jazz Studies