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Lush Life

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Lush Life

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Billy Strayhorn
Producers:
Red Baron, Sony Music
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A

Achingly lovely small-band swing from the passion flower of jazz, pianist-composer Billy Strayhorn. Recorded shortly before his death in 1967, Lush Life‘s goodbye message was ignored by rights-holder Mercer Ellington for decades. Don’t make the same mistake. A