Ellington Uptown - The Life and Music of Duke Ellington

Dahl Arts Center - Rapid City Arts Council, Rapid City, SD Category: Music, Concerts

Description

The Rapid City Arts Council is excited to present Ellington Uptown - The Life and Music of Duke Ellington by The JAS Quintet and The Jazz Curators on Thursday, October 19, 7:30pm at the Dahl Arts Center. This is the second concert in the Live At The Dahl series.

Returning from sellout performances featuring the music of Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, the JAS Quintetwill be joined by an all-star crew of regional jazz musicians to perform the music of America’s premier jazz composer, Duke Ellington. Hostess Katrina Lehr-McKinney will guide the audience through the life and times of Duke Ellington while the band plays iconic selections such as Rockin’ in Rhythm, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Come Sunday, Such Sweet Thunder, and many more.

Doors open at 7pm and performance begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 for members, $25 non-members and $10 for students with student ID. Purchase online at thedahl.org/tickets or by calling 605.394.4101 x200. For more information about the Live At The Dahl concert series visit thedahl.org/liveatthedahl.

Concert generously sponsored by DeMersseman Jensen Tellinghuisen & Huffman, LLP with support from KEVN Black Hills FOX and Hotel Alex Johnson.

Cost

$20 RCAC members | $25 non-members | $10 students