Greta Pope Presents
Duke Ellington…The Man…The Music…The Legend!
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was one of the great American Composers of the 20th Century. Songs like Satin Doll, In A Sentimental Mood, It Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing, Take the “A” Train, Lush Life and so many others are all a part of this exciting Concert! Greta Pope is the daughter-in-law of Duke Ellington Vocalist Kay Davis and shares many wonderful stories of Kay's experiences with the legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra during the 1940’s. Kay Davis, a Chicago native, spent the last 20 years of her life living in Orlando, Florida. Bring the whole family and join Greta Pope as she shares this important bit of Orlando history… and American history!
Greta Pope is an award winning, internationally acclaimed entertainer. She has delighted audiences throughout Europe, the Far East, South America and the Caribbean, as well as the United States and Canada. Ms. Pope has been touted one of the great voices of our time, as she performs with ease all styles from Jazz to Opera, and from Rhythm and Blues to Broadway. Greta’s performance credentials include singing in several languages. She has shared the stage with such well-known performers as Wynonna Judd, Dick Van Dyke, Stanley Clarke, Ramsey Lewis, Rich Little, Penn & Teller, Boy George, Jeff Dunham and many others. Greta’s voice is featured on commercials and voice-overs, including those for McDonald’s, Whirlpool, Allstate, Lexus, Este Lauder and others. Greta Pope holds a Bachelor of Music Degree, a Master of Music Degree and has studied at Indiana University with the brilliant Metropolitan Opera soprano Eileen Farrell. Greta Pope is a Ph.D. in Business Administration and is the author of self-help book Music, Money & You; Managing the Business, now available at leading booksellers nationwide. www,gretapope.com
Bring the whole family and enjoy this glamorous, entertaining and educational holiday presentation.
Great Music, Great Times, Duke Ellington!