Friday Music Series: Music of Duke Ellington

Music by Duke Ellington

Luis Hernandez, saxophone
Chris Grasso, piano
Nathan Kawaller, bass
Kevin McDonald, drums
Lena Seikaly, vocals

Program includes the following:

Just Squeeze Me

It Don't Mean a Thing

I'm Beginning to See the Light

Love You Madly

All Too Soon

Satin Doll

In a Mellow Tone

A Flower is a Lovesome Thing

Cottontail
 

Since 2003, saxophonist Luis Hernandez has performed with Afrobop Alliance, a Latin jazz group that won a Grammy® for Best Latin Jazz Album of the year and was nominated for two Grammy® awards in 2008 for their recording, “Caribbean Jazz Project/Afrobop Alliance.” In 1996, Luis joined the U.S. Navy Band “Commodores” as tenor saxophonist and featured soloist, and was also a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in 2002.

This concert is offered in conjunction with the "Duke Ellington on Stage and Screen" exhibition at Lauinger Library's Leon Robbin Gallery, curated by Georgetown University's Anna H. Celenza, Thomas E. Caesteker Professor of Music.

The Georgetown University Friday Music Series features acclaimed artists in free concerts at 1:15 p.m. on select Fridays.

McNEIR HALL, NEW NORTH BUILDING

 

 

Friday, March 24 at 1:15pm

McNeir Auditorium
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Arts, Music, Community

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Performing Arts

Tags

free

Website

http://performingarts.georgetown.edu

Cost

FREE

Open to the public and the press?

yes

Event Contact Name

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