Tap Ellington: Featuring the Duke Ellington Center Big Band
The Duke Ellington Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Artistic Director/Founder: Mercedes Ellington
in association with
American Tap Dance Foundation
Tap Ellington featuring the Duke Ellington Center Big Band
A musical 120th birthday celebration of Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington's life, his music and a unique legacy of introducing, promoting and presenting tap dancers to audiences all over the world.
Mercedes Ellington, Tony Waag and the Duke Ellington Center's Big Band conducted by Eli Yamin join together again in honor of this legendary icon of American Jazz with performances by leading contemporary Tap City soloists including Felipe Galganni, Lisa La Touche and Max Pollak.
On Friday, July 14, 2017 Tap Ellington premiered in the Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, New York City.
Please visit The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts at decfa.org and American Tap Dance Foundation at atdf.org