Strayhorn: The Man and His Music-presented in Phoenix

Billy Strayhorn Songs Inc., with the support of The Delta Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, presented a multi-media lecture on the life and legacy of Billy Strayhorn November 1st, 2019 at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Phoenix, Arizona. Along with the presentation, artwork from Phoenix area youth, under the direction of professional artist Erica Gillette, displayed their art work in the lobby, titled ‘Artwork from Take the A-Train- Jazz and Abstract Painting’.

It was a first class venue, wonderful crowd, and a lively musical tribute followed the presentation from the Fred Forney Quartet (Pictured above)