For the past 30 years, Earshot Jazz and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra have partnered in presenting an annual concert of Ellington’s Sacred Music. This December will feature again guest vocalist Dr. Stephen Newby, faculty member at Seattle Pacific University. Also returning for this year’s concert is vocalist Nichol Veneé Eskridge, who is featured on SRJO’s Sacred Music of Duke Ellington CD), plus tap-dancer Alex Dugdale and the Northwest Chamber Chorus under Director Mark Kloepper. Don’t miss this holiday performance of works drawn from Ellington’s three Sacred Concerts featuring blues, gospel, and jazz pieces that the Duke considered some of his most important creations.
Sacred Music of Duke Ellington
Nov 21, 2019