Billy Strayhorn film to air on KVPT - Channel 18


Tuesday Feb 6th - 11:00pm 

Billy StrayhornValley Public Television KVPT - Channel 18, will feature a special broadcast of a new film called “Lush Life: The Untold Story of Billy Strayhorn” as part of the series “Independent Lens”, Tuesday February 6th at 11:00pm. Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington's co-composer, arranger and right-hand man from  the 1930’s to the 1960’s. Strayhorn wrote some of the greatest American music of the 20th century, including songs like “Take the A Train,” “Satin Doll,” “Lush Life” and many others. Yet nearly 50 years after his death, his legacy is still not well known. More info about the film is available at