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Portrait of Duke is a unique celebration of the awe-inspiring music as well as the life of Duke Ellington. The show will feature renowned artists like Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks performing live to the classic and legendary compositions of Ellington’s and more guest artists will be featured in the program of the event also. The event has been organized by the esteemed Wall Street Journal critic named Terry Teachout who is also the author of the upcoming biography of Duke Ellington. The event will be displaying some of the most unique movies of Ellignton’s and there will also be a panel of discussion on the topic of Ellington’s historical legacy. If you are a fan of the compositions and arrangements of Ellington’s or would like to be a part of a stunning music event then this is the ideal time for you o get hold of your Portrait of Duke tickets and enjoy a marvelous time at this event.
Vince Giordano who will be headlining the event is a prominent musician as well as an arranger. At the moment he leads the Nighthawks Orchestra that is situated in New York City in the United States of America. Giordano is considered to be amongst the pioneering jazz genre experts of the 1920s as well as the 1930s. Vince Giordano in collaboration with the Nighthawks Orchestra have successfully given some sterling performances in various concerts, known music festivals and also given appearances for numerous television as well as movie projects. Some of these projects include the award-winning television show of HBO called Boardwalk Empire. On the other hand, the Nighthawks are seen performing on weekly basis at the popular Sofia’s Restaurant that is located on Times Square in NYC.
Portrait of Duke is an event that is going to be featuring some of the greatest arrangements by Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington. He was an acclaimed pianist, composer and a leader of a jazz orchestra. Ellington’s music career was of over fifty years in which he created some of the most memorable arrangements in the history of modern music. He led his great orchestra from 1923 till the time he died. Ellington is a major influential historical jazz composer who was known to call his music as “American Music” rather than just confining it to the jazz music genre. He successfully made a huge impact on the national scale through the orchestra that he led at the famed Cotton Club. He was known to have toured extensively in the 1930s all across Europe.
A few of the members of the orchestra led by Ellington like Johnny Hodges who is a saxophonist are all known to be amongst the top performer of jazz, however it should be noted that it was Ellington who made them into the finest jazz orchestral ensemble in the history of the genre. Many members of the orchestra continued to be a part of it for many decades. Ellington was also acclaimed for writing miniature compositions for the celebrated 3 minute 78 rpm format of record. He was known to compose primarily for the type and expertise of all of his musicians like for Cootie Williams a trumpeter “Concerto for Cootie” which was later modified as “Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me” with lyrics of Bob Russell’s and also for Johnny Hodges “Jeep Blues”. Ellington created more than 1,000 compositions which were mostly in collaboration with other musicians. One of the most important roles in music that he played was his thorough oeuvre which is now amid the largest in the history of jazz. Various extant versions of his pieces have today become great standards. Ellington recorded music with musicians and artists such as Big-band jazz and Juan Tizol’s “Perdido” as well as “Caravan”.
Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks are all set to perform the most rocking jazz oriented compositions and arrangement of Ellington’s at the Portrait of Duke event. The event is surely going to be a fantastic entertaining show that will be filled with great soulful music. You can now book your Portrait of Duke tickets and avail the glorious opportunity of catching the most renowned musicians in an amazing event.