A "Swingin' Nutcracker" à la Ellington
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, composed and arranged by Ellington/Strayhorn/Murtha STEP into the holiday season with this fully realized jazz version of the timeless Nutcracker. Riffing off of Ellington’s dazzling reimagining of a portion of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, jazz composer Paul Murtha has created an entire “Swingin Nutcracker” with both an Act 1 and Act 2.