HomeJazzBilly Strayhorn Festival Set for Chicago Suburbs Carl October 25, 2012 Jazz 1 Comment The Billy Strayhorn Jazz Festival, organized by the Music Institute of Chicago and Billy Strayhorn Songs Inc. will be held this weekend in Evanston, Ill. Check out The Chicago Tribune for the program and other information. For us, it’s an excuse to feature Duke Ellington’s right-hand man. Here he plays Take the A Train with the Ellington Orchestra. One Response Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.