The Ventress Memorial Library Cultural Series will present “In a Sentimental Mood,” featuring songs by Duke Ellington, at 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield.

The program will be a concert of Duke Ellington songs performed by John Murelle, baritone, and William Merrill, pianist. Author Mick Carlon will give a history of Ellington’s background and music in between songs.

Ellington was a jazz composer and pianist whose famous songs include “I’m Beginning to See the Light,” “Take the A Train,” “Satin Doll” and “In a Sentimental Mood.”

Refreshments will be served at a post-concert social hour.

No tickets are required. The program is free.

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