STAGE TUBE: AFTER MIDNIGHT Visits Duke Ellington’s Grave in Honor of the 40th Anniversary of His Death~article from Broadway World

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Published on: Jun 11, 2014

Musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars band, currently in the 7-time Tony-nominated Broadway musical After Midnight, visited Duke Ellington's grave at Woodlawn cemetery, where a crowd gathered to honor his legacy on the 40th year anniversary of his death. They played MOOD INDIGO, and Mercedes Ellington (Duke's granddaughter) placed a wreath at the gravesite. They finished with a triumphant Ellington classic, TAKE THE A TRAIN. Read more... http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/STAGE-TUBE-AFTER-MIDNIGHT-Visits-Duke-Ellingtons-Grave-in-Honor-of-the-40th-Anniversary-of-His-Death-20140525#.U4SdGmfQe70