Tag Archives: Bubber Miley
Ellington never liked to set his compositions in stone. Here’s a few examples of how he would re-visit older works…
Reedman Otto “Toby” Hardwicke was one of the earliest Ellingtonians. Continue reading
“Bubber Miley was from the body and soul of Soulville. He was raised on soul and saturated and marinated in soul. Every note he played was soul filled with the pulse of compulsion….. Bubber was born in South Carolina, but … Continue reading
Johnny Hodges one of the most unique voices in jazz, graced the Ellington band for almost 40 years.
Tiger Rag provided Ellington with composition material for many years Continue reading
These four CD sets are a great start to a Duke Ellington collection at a reasonable price. Continue reading
Another survey of Ellington covers – beyond those you usually hear. Continue reading