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Strayhorn 100

A pop-up jazz concert was held on Sun., November 29, 2015, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of "Take the A Train" composer Billy Strayhorn. MTA Arts & Design, Music Under New York, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the New York Transit Museum teamed up to host a special "nostalgia train" trip from 145 St to 59 St-Columbus Circle with jazz performances aboard the vintage subway cars.

 

Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit

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Taken on November 29, 2015