Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Jazz Composers

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Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Jazz Composers

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Through brief biographies of the composers, primary source documents, and media clips, students will learn about the collaboration of these two great jazz composers and the process involved in writing and recording two of the most celebrated jazz pieces. This website examines two jazz standards, eac…