The Music of Billy Strayhorn at The Palace Theatre

The Music of Billy Strayhorn
with The John di Martino Quartet
Friday, Jan. 15 at 8:00 pm

Billy Strayhorn was one of the most accomplished composers in American music, the creator of such standards as "Take the 'A' Train, " "Lush Life" and "Something To Live For". Yet all his life he was overshadowed by his friend and collaborator, Duke Ellington, with whom he worked as the Ellington Orchestra's ace song writer and arranger.

John di Martino is a jazz pianist, arranger and producer, based in New York City. He has been described as a "shape-shifter", for his creativity across musical genres. Don't miss this night of unforgettable Jazz standards

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