Programming Note: There will be no Fresh Air this evening. Instead, we will air the "Reveal" documentary, including a story on the path heroin takes.
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.