Duke Ellington's Liturgical Jazz

Cleveland State University Professor Regennia Williams teaches a course “African-American History Through Sacred Music.” The… read more

Cleveland State University Professor Regennia Williams teaches a course “African-American History Through Sacred Music.” The day’s class focused on the music of Duke Ellington, including the significance of his “Sacred Concert” in 1965. Music was demonstrated by vocalist Me’na and pianist Theron Brown. Songs performed included “Take the ‘A’ Train,” "Come Sunday," “Stormy Weather,” and “God Bless the Child.” close

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Duke Ellington's Liturgical Jazz

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298338-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
May 21, 2011
Last Aired:
May 22, 2011

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  • May 21, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 22, 2011 | 12:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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