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0:00:00 Pre-show chat
0:22:04 Pre-concert message
0:26:57 Performance begins
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SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR: A BILLY STRAYHORN CELEBRATION
A loving tribute to the great 20th century classical and jazz pianist and composer. Best known for his long-time collaboration with Duke Ellington, Strayhorn composed Take the A Train, Lush Life, Something to Live For, and A Flower is a Lovesome Thing, among many others.
Presented by Confluence Concerts
Curated and arranged by Andrew Downing
Featuring Larry Beckwith, Alexa Belgrave, Andrew Downing, Leighton Harrell, Aline Homzy, Drew Jurecka, Marion Newman, Patricia O’Callaghan, Alex Samaras, Suba Sankaran
Audio capture by Ed Hanley & Santosh Naidu. Video capture, mix and edit by Ed Hanley
Filmed at the Heliconian Hall, Toronto, in August & September, 2020.