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“According to biographer Charles Delaunay, when Reinhardt mounted the stage to rehearse with Duke Ellington on November 18, 1946, in Cleveland, Ohio, the Duke asked him what Key the tune was in. Django told him that he didn’t understand what the word “Key” meant. When they … Continue reading
Another sampling of rarely covered Ellington compositions….
Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp and others interpret Ellington’s music. Continue reading