Duke Ellington Society of Sweden 2022 Conference


The Duke Ellington Society of Sweden’s 2022 Conference will take place on April 25, 26, 28 and 29 on Zoom. The language will be English as last year. And it is FREE.

“Twelve speakers from different strata of the international Ellington community have agreed to make presentations. They will cover areas such as Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein, Ellington Medleys, Ellington’s Experimentation Techniques in New Orleans Suite, Boola, Dance to the Duke and many more.”

Registration is now open. Go to https://forms.gle/3Vrh4BrpXwXnKyJh8 and fill in the short and simple form there. The deadline for registrations is 18 April.

April 25

7:00 PM CEST Welcome to Ellington 2022

7:05 PM Leïla Olivesi (FR)

Ellington Medleys

8:00 PM CEST Marcello Piras (IT)

Evidence of subtext in Ellington’s music

9:00 PM CEST Jack Chambers (CA)

Buried Treasures

April 26

7:00 PM CEST David Berger (USA)

Ellington the Arranger: 1930s

8:00 PM CEST Michele Corcella (IT)

Beyond the Blues – Duke Ellington’s experimentation techniques in the New Orleans Suite.

9:00 PM CEST Speaker to be decided

Ellington at the University of Wisconsin July 1972

April 28

7:00 PM CEST Invited keynote speaker: Professor Anna Celenza

Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein

08:00 PM CEST Pedro Cravinho (UK)

The Duke and The Queen – Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald’s first visit to Portugal revisited

9:00 PM CEST Steve Bowie (USA)

Kenny Burrell and Duke Ellington

April 29

7:00 PM CEST Isabelle Marquis (FR)

Dance to the Duke

7:30 PM CEST Ken Steiner (USA)

Rare and unissued recordings from the Steven Lasker Collection

8:00 PM CEST Michael Kilpatrick (UK)


9:00 PM CEST Marilyn Lester (USA)

The International Ellington Society – The Time Has Come

9:20 PM CEST Laurent Mignard (FR)

Welcome to Ellington Study Group Conference Paris 2023

09:35 PM CEST Ulf Lundin – Summing Up

There is a new email address for the conference. It is ellingtonmeeting2022@gmail.com and the mailbox will be checked every day.

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