The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra rehearsing Royal Garden Blues

Posted on May 26th, 2012 in Video | Tags: blues, duke ellington, education, essentially ellington, jazz at lincoln center orchestra

On May 5, 2012, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra filmed an open rehearsal of Ellington’s “Royal Garden Blues.” This piece will be a part of the 2013 Essentially Ellington Program’s repertoire, and the open rehearsal discusses strategies for effectively performing the piece.