Swingin' with Duke: The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
First Aired: May 12, 1999
Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra are "Swingin' with Duke" in this silky survey of the music of Edward Kennedy Ellington. Also: clips of Ellington performances (dating to 1929) and Marsalis's commentary on Ellington's accomplishments.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)