Eclectic24’s Album Preview: Duke Ellington

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Duke Ellington is one of the most important and influential jazz musicians of the20th Century and Eclectic24 will preview his “Three Suites” album in its entirety tonight (Monday, Dec 28) at 8pm PST. It will also be available on demand, after it airs, until Tuesday, January 26. On  “Three Suites” he masterfully adapts material from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” and Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suites,” then offers a suite of his own.