"New World A-Comin'" with Guest Soloist Aaron Diehl
Duke Ellington's "New World A-Comin'," composed by Duke Ellington in 1943 and premiered at Carnegie Hall. The piece features Ellington admirer Aaron Diehl on the piano. Diehl is the artistic partner of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. The title was inspired by Roy Ottley's book by the same name which envisioned a better life for African Americans after World War II.