SUNDAY BIG BAND AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ IN FULL EFFECT X's 2 TO HONOR OF DUKE'S 115TH BIRTHDAY.
2:30PM, FREE!!! - THE MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA conducted by Bobby Sanabria
DUKE STATUE - 110th Street & 5th Avenue, NYC, the Gateway to Harlem and the birthplace of Afro-Cuban Jazz celebrating the Duke's 115th birthday.
7:30PM - THE NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA conducted by Bobby Sanabria
NUYORICAN POETS CAFE' - 236 E. 3rd St. between Ave's B & C, NYC.
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was best known as an American composer, a pianist and a bandleader of jazz orchestras. His career spanned over 50 years, leading his orchestra from 1923 until death on May 24, 1974 in New York City. The DUKE was born on April 29, 1899 in Washington, DC.