Duke Ellington in Manila - 1972

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

Everything goes off well, the President comes to the second concert [with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Redentor Romero in Manila] and afterwards there is an important reception organized by a group of musicians who have a compatible band. I play a couple of tunes with them, but there is a piano player present, a young boy, who is so good that I am not at all particular about following him! However, his mother--an outstanding singer and a charming lady--insists that I do.
cite as

Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 401. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430077690992 accessed: 13 August, 2022

location of experience: Manila

Listeners

Duke Ellington
lyricist, performer, piantist, Composer […]
1899-1974

Listening to

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Piano music
written by Mozart

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:48:11 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:00:51 +0100