Duke Ellington in Manila - 1972

from Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress, page 401:

[W]e are to play two concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Redentor Romero [in Manila, Philippines, 1972], who is a violinist and a brilliant musician. We, of course, are soon calling him "Red" Romero! The performances are given in a brand-new arts center, a concrete masterpiece of the kind one finds in all the principal cities nowadays. There are a couple of rehearsals, and at the actual performances I conduct Harlem. We also play "Non-Violent Integration" and conclude with Night Creature. One of the great moments occurs in the second movement of the last. On our record …   more >>
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Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 401. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430077455751 accessed: 12 June, 2024

location of experience: Manila


Duke Ellington
lyricist, performer, piantist, Composer […]

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'Night Creature'
written by Duke Ellington
performed by Ray Nance

Experience Information

Date/Time 1972
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:44:15 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:00:08 +0100