2015 Annual Gala: The World of Duke Ellington


News | Apr, 30th 2015

Check out videos from the red carpet and performances shots of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Pastor Shirley Caesar and more from Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Annual Gala: The World of Duke Ellington hosted by Michael Keaton.

"Once you hear Duke Ellington there's no going back" - Michael Keaton

Watch and listen to bassist Christian McBride speak about Duke Ellington and the first time he met Wynton Marsalis.

"Duke Ellington - He and Louis Armstrong basically created the sound of American Music." - Christian McBride 

Musician Steve Miller talks about jazz's role in his life and his appreciation for Duke Ellington and Jazz at Lincoln Center.  

"When you sit and listen to it being played with such expertise, with such spirit, it brings it alive again" - Steve Miller

Gala After Party. Photography by Shulamit Seidler-Feller for Jazz at Lincoln Center

It's not a party without an after party. Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band with special guests keep celebrating Duke Ellington late into the night at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

For more photos from "The World of Duke Ellington" visit our Facebookpage. 

[Photography by Frank Stewart & Shulamit Seidler-Feller for Jazz at Lincoln Center]


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