The day started with typical French lunch. Around the table of the musicians, there was a heated discussion on interpreting Ellington.


Claude CARRIERE, Laurent MIGNARD et André WENTZO

In the afternoon Claude Carrière gave a workshop where he demonstrated quite a number of Ellington songs. His CD box of Ellington songs is highly recommended

The evening started with an Ellington concert by the Wenzo Trio enlarged with Laurent Mignard and Franck Pilandon.

And it ended with dancing to Ellington music long into the night.

Duke Ellington is certainly alive in France!

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