In June of 2014, The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts presented "Duke and Django" at Bank Street Bookstore, an exploration of the history and musical collaboration of two legendary figures of jazz, Duke Ellington and Django Reinhardt.
The program featuring jazz guitar reminiscences by musicians Marc Daines and Glenn Tosto. In this segment, Marc shares historical anecdotes about Duke and Django and their love for jazz adaptations of George Gershwin's, "I Got Rhythm." Marc and Glenn treat the audience to guitar duets based on the beloved standard, one with a melody by Duke, and one by Django.
News Flash: Door Tickets are still available for the December 8th event:
See you there!