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  1. Teshura Reply
    Billy Strayhorn - Lush Life Lyrics. I used to visit all the very gay places, Those come-what-may places, Where one relaxes on the axis, Of the wheel of life, To get the feel of.
  2. Dugrel Reply
    The original album cover is notable for the inclusion of Strayhorn's name and picture along with Ellington's on the front. Personal life [ edit ] Shortly before going on his second European tour with his orchestra, from March to May , Ellington announced to his sister Ruth and son Mercer Ellington that Strayhorn "is staying with us.".
  3. Arashirr Reply
    Sep 15,  · The first is Billy alone at the piano singing "Lush Life". His pitch is unsteady, and while it is a charming performance in its own way, those who are new to Billy Strayhorn's music may be turned off by this track, which is very different from everything else on the CD/5(8).
  4. Zulusida Reply
    The core of this CD is a pair of studio sessions led by Billy Strayhorn and featuring a small jazz group featuring Clark Terry, trumpet, Bob Wilber, clarinet and other reeds, plus Wendell Marshall, bass, Dave Bailey, drums, and on a few tracks, Willie Ruff on French horn/5(8).
  5. Viran Reply
    The performances featured here are available, along with 13 other Strayhorn compositions performed by several of today’s jazz stars, on the BILLY STRAYHORN: LUSH LIFE soundtrack on Blue Note.
  6. Tuzahn Reply
    Feb 06,  · But as Duke Ellington's right-hand man for 29 years, Billy Strayhorn created some of the most beguiling and innovative music the world (certainly the jazz world) has ever heard, from songs such as "Lush Life" and "Take the 'A' Train" to innovative and challenging soundtracks.
  7. Voodoobei Reply
    William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn (November 29, – May 31, ) was an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington lasting nearly three decades. His compositions include "Take the 'A' Train," "Chelsea Bridge," and "Lush Life.".
  8. Mezikasa Reply
    Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson. Composed of songs written by Billy Strayhorn, the album was a critical and commercial success, leading to the first of three Grammy Awards Henderson would receive while under contract with Verve Records.5/5(4).