Strayhorn, Billy Composers Composition Music

Modern period American composer Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) began his association with Duke Ellington in 1938 with Lush Life. Their association lasted until Strayhorn's death. Alone or with Ellington, his compositions include Take the A Train, Chelsea Bridge, Passion Flower, and Johnny Come Lately.

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  • Billy Strayhorn - Audio files in AU format from John F. composers Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts include discussion composers of swing and the blues and chord voicings composers in "Take the A Train"

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