Take The A Train - Duke Ellington - The Best of Duke Ellington (Cassette)



Dor Posted on10:12 pm - Oct 2, 2012

"Take the 'A' Train" was composed in , after Ellington offered Strayhorn a job in his organization and gave him money to travel from Pittsburgh to New York City. Ellington wrote directions for Strayhorn to get to his house by subway, directions that began, "Take the A Train". Strayhorn was a great fan of Fletcher Henderson's nsecobanachadwebsiostilesadlisi.coer(s): Billy Strayhorn.