NEWS FEATURE: Granddaughter Sets Ellington’s Sacred Music to Dance

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c. 2003 Religion News Service CLINTON, Md. _ As the vocalist sang the words to Duke Ellington’s “Come Sunday,” the rhythmic movements choreographed by his granddaughter were in the feet of the dancers at Expressions Dance Theatre. Mercedes Ellington, the direct descendant of the jazz legend, has written new choreography to four of her grandfather’s […]

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