Witness these talented young men & women tackle the challenging music of America’s greatest composer; Duke Ellington. Performing a combination of standard and fresh new arrangements with these musicians ranging from ages 12-18 combining their various skills and backgrounds into a wonderful mixture of groovin’ music. You surely don’t want to miss this one. Led by Stafford Hunter; 21 years vet of the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Stafford Hunter: Multi-Grammy nominated trombonist. Performed and/or record with Clark Terry, McCoy Tyner, Roy Hargrove, Amy Winehouse, Lenny Kravitz, Orrin Evans, Captain Black big band, Steve Turre, and a 21 years member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra: https://www.staffordhunter.com
Alex Loran – alto sax, vocal
Sean Applebee – trumpet
Sam Gucwa – tenor sax, clarinet
Aidan Vogel – piano
Alan Jones – bass
Izaaya Dubose – drums
Yours Truly, Stafford Hunter – trombone. vocal, shells
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Stafford Hunter’s Young Lions Series Part 3: The Music of Duke Ellington
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