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Podcast reflections on the many facets of the world of Duke Ellington, sometimes referred to as “Ellingtonia.”
Reflections on the many facets of the world of Duke Ellington, sometimes referred to as “Ellingtonia.”
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Fred Guy played banjo and guitar in the Ellington Orchestra from 1925 to 1949. Continue reading
Continuing our exploration of Duke’s radio broadcasts on behalf of the US Treasury Department.
Duke Ellington was an extraordinary master of ceremonies who reveled in the spoken word….
A look at some of the music on Volumes 6 through 10 of Storyville Records’ release of the Duke Ellington Treasury Series radio shows.
Ellington playing the electric piano, Billy Strayhorn on harpsichord and the 1932 band in stereo are just some of the different items you’ll hear from the Ellington oeuvre.
A sample of the many Ellington/Strayhorn compositions that featured the sublime alto sax of Johnny Hodges from his return to the orchestra in 1955 until his death in 1970.
A look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.