Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies (1981)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Concerts  |   Run Time - 108 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The classic songs of legendary jazz composer Duke Ellington come alive on stage in this performance video. Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies documents a performance of the popular Broadway revue, built around more than two dozen great tunes from Ellington's songbook. Hinton Battle, Paula Kelly and Phyllis Hyman headline the cast for this production; songs include "Take The A Train", "Caravan", "Satin Doll," "In a Sentimental Mood," "Mood Indigo," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," and many more.