Performed August 27, 2011 on the root top of the Nevada Museum of Art; Published to Youtube on December 10, 2011.
Excerpts of Reno Jazz Orchestra's production of Such Sweet Thunder -- Music by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn -- on the roof of the Nevada Museum of Art, August, 2011. The critically acclaimed album, Such Sweet Thunder, was released in 1957 and is a series of pieces based upon numerous literary themes of William Shakespear. This open air, eveningtime performance features members of the Reno-Tahoe Shakespearean Company. The actors bring striking narration and visual presence to the stories behind these classic jazz compositions.