Duke Ellington: Big Band Instrument Making

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May 27, 2014


Children's Museum of Manhattan

Upper West Side

All Ages

$11; free for children younger than 1

Description: Duke Ellington had a specialty for combining melodies and rhythms giving viewers an opportunity to experience what he coined American Music. He was known for composing music for individual performers� styles and relied on their knowledge and expertise to help carry the band�s style together. Construct your own musical instruments similar to the ones you may hear in Duke Ellington�s compositions! This program is part of Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street.

Address: 212 W. 83rd St.
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-721-1223
Website: cmom.org


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