2-15-2008: The Sacred Side of Ellington
Feature Story by Karl Gehrke, Minnesota Public Radio
February 15, 2008
Duke Ellington is widely recognized as one the greatest American composers of the 20th century. Many of his songs, such as "Mood Indigo," "Don’t Get Around Much Anymore," and "Satin Doll," are enduring standards. This Sunday the choral group VocalEssence explores a lesser-known side of the legendary jazz pianist and bandleader. Listen to feature audio.