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Billy Strayhorn artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
November 26, 2008 The bandleader's compositions present an indelible contribution to American music's legacy.
August 1, 2001 Based on the Bard's plays and sonnets, the album brings Lady Macbeth to life as a ragtime melody.
February 6, 2007 Composer Billy Strayhorn's autobiographical classic attracts a new documentary and a CD.
May 19, 2008 In honor of the blooming season, here's a small bouquet of jazz with a floral flair.
June 12, 2000 "Take the 'A' Train" started the lasting collaboration between Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington.
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