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Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra: Ellingtonia
 
Teviot Row
Edinburgh EH8 9AJ

Sunday 14th July, 1.00pm

The drummer’s band has been championing the composers and arrangers of classic jazz, from Jelly Roll Morton to Ellington to Gerry Mulligan since its inception. Today, for the first time at EJBF, they present a programme focused on Duke Ellington, who with his alter ego, Billy Strayhorn, were surely the greatest composers and arrangers of the classic jazz period of the 1920s to 40s. From the Cotton Club to the Blanton-Webster band of the 40s Ellington produced scores of great pieces, and the CJO will pick the best for this concert and offer contrast with a sample of Ken’s own new composition: ”Threads”

*Kids Go Free
Under 16s go free to any concert at George Square Spiegeltent and Teviot Row that starts before 9pm, if accompanied by an adult. These must be booked in advance and are subject to availability from Hub Tickets only (0131 473 2000)

For any show starting after 9pm, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
 
Tickets - unreserved seating
£13.50

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