Harlem’s Duke Ellington And Leonard Bernstein Talk Classical, Jazz And More (Video)

August 27, 2018

With Leonard Bernstein today, Harlem World Magazine celebrates his life with an article of Bernstein with Harlem legend Duke Ellington on July 2, 1966, for an interview at the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company in River Hills, Wisconsin. Bernstein and the Duke discussed a variety of music-related topics including cultural centers, classical/jazz audiences, and composing music.

Here they are:

“Well maybe that’s really the difference between us, that you wrote symphonic jazz, and I wrote jazz symphonies.” – Leonard Bernstein to Duke Ellington


“Love you, man.” – Duke Ellington to Leonard Bernstein

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