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The Duke Ellington Orchestra

Relive the swinging days of the Paradise. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra headlined a week-long engagement just four weeks after the official opening of the Paradise Theatre, ushering in a decade of performances by legends like Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and countless others! The Duke Ellington Orchestra – the only ensemble directly carrying on the tradition from Duke himself – returns to the Orchestra Hall stage to perform celebrated classics!

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