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Buy Tickets for Songbook Summit: The Andersons Play Ellington

Visiting Presenter / Music

Songbook Summit: The Andersons Play Ellington


Saxophonists and clarinetists Peter & Will Anderson shine the spotlight on the life and music of the legendary pianist and composer Duke Ellington with a historical narration, entertaining video presentation, and live performance by their six-piece ensemble featuring vocalist Molly Ryan and pianist Jeb Patton. The the most prolific American composer of all-time, Duke Ellington broke musical barriers of popular music and created a distinctive compositional style traveling with his jazz orchestra around the world for over fifty years. Songs will include "It Don't Mean a Thing If it Ain't Got That Swing," "Mood Indigo," "Caravan," "In My Solitude," and "Satin Doll."


  • Peter & Will Anderson: saxophones, clarinets, flute
  • Molly Ryan: vocals
  • Jeb Patton: piano
  • Neal Miner: bass
  • Chuck Redd: drum set


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Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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