Eddie Durham – A Highlights Real
You know the sound, now learn the name behind it
Ellington-level genius, not yet recognized
Guitarist, trombonist, composer, arranger, music director, and un-locker of the talents of many of the music’s greats like Count Basie, Lester Young, and Charlie Christian.
You already know the Durham “sound” because you’ve heard it all your life.
Now this unique musical and visual highlights reel will help you put the name to the music.
The Annual San Marcos Texas, Eddie Durham Tribute Sponsored by the Calaboose African American History Museum
The secret creative “spark plug” behind the success of the Blue Devils, Jimmy Lunceford, Lester Young, Freddie Green, Charlie Christian and Count Basie. Arranger of Glen Miller’s “In the Mood” too!
2020: Saturday, August 22, at 8 PM EDT