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SWINGIN' WITH DUKE

A feature length performance-documentary celebrating Duke Ellington’s centennial. A close-up look at some of Ellington’s greatest works, in performances by Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz as they have never been seen or heard before.  Interwoven documentary scenes take viewers on a journey to the heart of Ellington’s passions as a songwriter, pianist and bandleader. The film also features performances by the legendary Illinois Jacquet on tenor saxaphone and Lindy-hop king, Frankie Manning.