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Billy Strayhorn

Billy Strayhorn has been played on NTS in shows including Lamin Fofana , featured first on 15 July 2020. Songs played include Lush Life and Multi Colored Blue.

William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn (November 29, 1915 – May 31, 1967) was an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington lasting nearly three decades. His compositions include "Take the 'A' Train," "Chelsea Bridge," and "Lush Life."

Strayhorn was born in Dayton, Ohio. His family soon moved to the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. However, his mother's family was from Hillsborough, North Carolina, and she sent him…

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Lush Life
Billy Strayhorn
Blue Note2007
Lush Life
Billy StrayhornBlue Note2007
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Multi Colored Blue
Billy Strayhorn
United Artists Jazz1963
Multi Colored Blue
Billy StrayhornUnited Artists Jazz1963
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