Past Event

Something to Live For: The Strayhorn Centennial, Part One

Host: David Hajdu, author of Lush Life

Suggested Admission: $10.00

1915 is the centennial of one of jazz’s greatest composers – Billy Strayhorn. NJMH will celebrate his life and music in a series of concerts and events. Please join us this evening as David Hajdu, the author of LUSH LIFE, the definitive Strayhorn biography, guides us through the life of the man who wrote TAKE THE A TRAIN and so many other classic compositions. It’s a story of triumph and tragedy all based in a lifelong pursuit of beauty.