We kick off a new series called "Central." We’ll be road tripping up Central Avenue, from South Mountain to North Mountain over the next few weeks.
Pianist and arranger Billy Strayhorn wrote Lush Life, Take the A train and more for Duke Ellington. He spent his career arranging and composing for the Ellington orchestra. Tonight learn more about this behind the scenes classically trained jazz composer, who Duke considered his right hand man. Celebrate Strayhorn tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.