An Evening of
Whether it be the the intimacy of solo piano, the energy of a swinging trio, the sizzling sounds of big band or the grandeur of a full symphony orchestra, enjoy the music of ELLINGTON as TED HOWE'S eclectic arrangements capture the essence of THE DUKE. Things Ain 't What They Used To Be is as bluesy as it gets! Sophisticated Lady goes sensually Latin. In A Sentimental Mood becomes a combination jazz ballad and 18th century chorale. In My Solitude visits Brahms and Brazil.
"One master paying tribute to another...Howe's
high points never end: fluidity like his is rare"
- Harvey Siders/Jazz Times
"Ellington done with a deft mix of
reverence and innovation."
- Dan McClenaghan / All About Jazz