Billy Strayhorn

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Billy Strayhorn
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Billy Strayhorn
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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A young Strayhorn, posing in the Homewood section of Pittsburgh.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Strayhorn, along with Ellington copyist Thomas Whaley, at a NAACP Voter Registration event. Strayhorn was active in political causes throughout his life.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Strayhorn smooching with Lena Horne.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Strayhorn on bongos during a "Wax" recording session.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Strayhorn leading the band.
By Chuck Stewart
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Strayhorn with baritone saxophonist Harry Carney.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Johnny Hodges and Billy Strayhorn from the Verve recording session for Billy Strayhorn & The Orchestra featuring Johnny Hodges.
By Chuck Stewart
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Duke Ellington and Strayhorn playing 4-handed piano, perhaps their favorite duet "Tonk." Note Duke's suits in the background.
By Robert Levi and Washington Square Films
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Billy Strayhorn
By Blue Note Records
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Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, New York 1962
By Don Hunstein

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Billy Strayhorn: His Lush Life

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