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Billy Strayhorn: 'The Man and his Music'
November 1, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225, USA
Billy Strayhorn: The Man and His Music will be a 45-minute multimedia presentation by Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc. on the life and legacy of Billy Strayhorn, followed by a 45-minute set performed by the Fred Forney Jazz Quartet, playing the music of Billy Strayhorn. Artwork from the Vision Kids "Take the A-Train - Jazz and Abstract Painting" sessions will be displayed in the Chandler Center lobby.
This event is taking place with the support of The Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The performance will be FREE to the public as part of the Chandler Cultural Foundation's Engagement program.
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Billy Strayhorn's Birthday
November 29, 2019
“Monk, Bley & Stray” in NYC
November 30, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Jazz at Kitano, 66 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
John Menegon, New York City bassist, composer, and arranger, will feature music composed by “Monk, Bley and Stray” (Thelonius Monk, Paul Bley and Billy Strayhorn) plus his original compositions inspired by their music.
John Menegon’s All Star Trio features John Di Martino (piano), John Menegon (bass), and Matt Wilson (drums).