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World premiere of Duke Ellington’s Queens Suite

Title
World premiere of Duke Ellington’s Queens Suite
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Jan 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:51
Description
American saxophonist Bob Wilber speaks to Keith Howell about leading his jazz orchestra in the world premiere performance of the late Duke Ellington’s composition, The Queen’s Suite - initially intended to be for royal ears only. Princess Anne, the Princess Royal will be attending the special charity concert at the Royal Festival Hall on Monday evening.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bob Wilber
Keywords
Musicians; Music; Royal family; Royalty; Princess Anne; Jazz; Orchestras; Royal Festival Hall; Duke Ellington; Carnegie Hall

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